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87th Regiment Colours
NameWADE – James
Regiment (s)87th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1116
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
16th April 1838 / 18 years / Longford Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 10 in
Fresh / Grey / Grey / None
Overseas Service/DurationMauritius – 3 years 6 months
East Indies – 8 years 6 months
Length of Service25 years 178 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 15th December 1863 / Buttevant Cork Ireland
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
57 Grange Gorman Lane Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1863 2nd Dublin
1865 Tilbury
1865- 1866 Western Australia
1866-1867 South Australia
Pension Paid1/2d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1865 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RACEHORSE 10th August 1865
Date/Place of Birthc1820 Balinasloe Galway 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
Not married
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
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
Land Grants Western
Not applicable
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesAdelaide Observer Saturday 8 September 1866 page 5 Emily Smith arrival in SA
Adelaide Observer Saturday 17 November 1866 page 2 Death of James
Departure from Western
Emily Smith 13th August 1866
Date/Place of Death/BurialDied November 1867 Clare South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 James Wade 1116 Drummer was with his regiment at the Depot Carlisle And Tynemouth
1851 James Wade 1116 drummer, fifer or bugler was at Ferozepore India
1861 James Wade Private 1116 was at Buttevant Ireland
AN5 Cons 419 Letterbook Fremantle
Item 30, 5 July 1865 – 10 October 1866
21 July 1866.
Report that at 8pm on the 16 Inst PC Healy who lives on the premises of Government House arrested pensioner WADE, on the Force, and handed him over to the guard. His only object in being on Govt premises at the time was to absent himself from Barracks for the night. He was bought before Captain Finnerty on the 20th Inst and was dismissed from the Force.