STONE – James 40th Regiment

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NameSTONE – James
Regiment (s)40th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 988
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
25th November 1836 / 21 years / Kilkenny Kilkenny Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 in
Sallow / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 3 years 3 months
Scinde Baloochistan and Afghanistan – 3 years 11 months
Length of Service9 years 32 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 26th December 1845 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign Medals2nd Afghan Campaign Medal with clasps for Kandahar, Ghuznee and Kabul (1842)
Bronze Star for Maharajpur
Intended Residence at
Buncrana Donegal Ireland
Pension Districts1845 Londonderry
1856-1887 Western Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem
1874 increased to 1/3d per diem for service to the Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th January 1856 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM HAMMOND 29th March 1856
Date/Place of Birth1814 St Patricks Dublin Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
B Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriagec1853 Donegal Ireland
Children by 1st WifePatrick B 14th March Buncrana Donegal Ireland
M ROE Ellen (Helen) Emery February 1880 St Peter’s Chapel Bootenal Greenough Western Australia
D 23rd December 1926 Geraldton Western Australia
B 25th July 1855 Princetown Devon England
M HOGAN Catherine 24th July 1882  Geraldton (RC) Western Australia
D 16th October 1900 Geraldton Western Australia
(Twin) B 1857 Fremantle Western Australia
M BUCKLEY Daniel 22nd August 1877 Bootenal Greenough Western Australia
D  Not yet known
Jane Ann
(Twin) B 1857 Fremantle Western Australia
M BUCKLEY John (date and place not yet known)
D Not yet known
B 1858 Perth Western Australia (tentative)
M Not yet known
D 1859 Perth Western Australia
B 1860 Fremantle Western Australia (RC)
M Not yet known
D Not yet known
B 1864 Greenough Western Australia
M O’CONNOR Bridget Mary 1895 Yilgarn Western Australia
D 9th January 1910 Greenough Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
O’DONNELL Cornelius
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial12th January 1887 Bootenal Greenough Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd February 1901 Greenough Western Australia
Will or ProbateProbate records available in the SROWA Office Consignment 3403 Item 1887/832
Further Information In 1865 James employed a ticket of leave convict in grubbing sandalwood.
James STONE’s daughters Jane Ann and Catherine (twins) married sons of fellow Pensioner Guard Jeremiah BUCKLEY; His son James married the daughter of fellow Pensioner Guard Patrick HOGAN