STRETTON – James 99th Regiment

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NameSTRETTON – 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/DurationMauritius – 4 years 29 days
Australian Colonies – 12 years 325 days
Length of Service21 years 140 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 10th June 1857 / Cork Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Dublin
Pension Districts1857 – April 1859 2nd Dublin

1859-1870 Western Australia
1871-1873 Melbourne Victoria Australia

Pension Paid1/- 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 Birth1818 Chichester Sussex England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
STRETTON James
B 1794 Birmingham Warwickshire England
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
MOORE Mary (possible)
Not yet known
25th February 1817 Coventry Warwickshire England
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
WATMOTT (WATMOTH?) Sarah
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage4th July 1846 Sydney New South Wales
Children by 1st WifeNone 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
Acting Warder 1861 – 71
Newspaper ArticlesNone known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not clear how and when left Western Australia: sometime in 1870
Date/Place of Death/Burial1873 Victoria Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
A Sarah Ann Stretton died 1907 at Heidelberg Victoria Australian aged 80
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationGRO Regimental Indices has James Stretton being born 1818 Chelmsford Essex England 73rd Regiment  Vol 76 Page 2