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2nd Regiment
NameTAYLOR – James
Regiment (s)2nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 726
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
2nd February 1826 / 17 years /Ipswich Suffolk England
Description – Height
5 Ft 5 ½ in
Sallow / Brown / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 17 years 7 months
Length of Service21 years 2 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 19th October 1847 / Athlone Ireland
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Not stated
Pension Districts1848 Ipswich
1850-1862 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
4th March 1850 Portsmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SCINDIAN 1st June 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1809 Wingfield Suffolk England
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
SMITH Rosina
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage17th February 1851 Perth Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifeDICKIN John
B Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage1862 Perth Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandNone known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 14th June 1850
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial20th March 1862 Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 James Taylor 726 Private 2nd Foot location Deesa
Discharge due to weakness and infirmity
After the arrival of the Scindian at Fremantle Captain Henderson wrote a report listing the rank name, trade or calling, rate of pension, date of enlistment for 5 months service, marital status, and number of children for each pensioner. Sometimes the trade of calling differed from that recorded at the time of attestation:
Private James Taylor, farm labourer, 1/-, 20th January, single