STRETTON – James 99th Regiment

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Name STRETTON – James
Regiment (s) 99th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 741
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
 12th June 1832/ 14 years 3 months / Dublin Ireland
None given
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6 in
Fair / Blue / Fair / None
Overseas Service/Duration Mauritius – 4 years 29 days
Australian Colonies – 12 years 325 days
Length of Service 21 years 140 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 27 July 1857 / Cork Ireland
Campaign Medals None
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Dublin
Pension Districts 1857 – April 1859 2nd Dublin

1859-1870 Western Australia
1871-1873 Melbourne Victoria Australia

Pension Paid 1/- per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1859 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SULTANA 19th August 1859
Date/Place of Birth 1818 Chichester Sussex England
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
STRETTON James
25th February 1817 Coventry Warwickshire England
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
MOORE Mary (possible)
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
WATMOTT (WATMOTH?) Sarah
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage 4th July 1846 Sydney New South Wales
Children by 1st Wife None known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles None known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not clear how and when left Western Australia: sometime in 1870
Date/Place of Death/Burial 1873 Victoria Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
A Sarah Ann Stretton died 1907 at Heidelberg Victoria Australian aged 80
Will or Probate None known
Further Information GRO Regimental Indices has James Stretton being born 1818 Chelmsford Essex England 73rd Regiment  Vol 76 Page 2