WATSON – James Royal Artillery 6th Battery

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NameWatson – James
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery 6th Battery
Regiment Number (s)
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
20th August 1830 / 20 years / Edinburgh Scotland
Framework Knitter
Description – Height
5 Ft 8½ in
Sallow / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 9 years 5 months
Length of Service15 years 57 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner and Driver / 14th October 1845 / Woolwich Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Not Stated
Pension Districts1845 Edinburgh
1851 2nd Manchester
1852 2nd Glasgow
1852 Western Australia
1858 Victoria
Pension Paid7d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
London England (Date not known)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM JARDINE 1st August 1852
Date/Place of Birthc1811 St. John’s Glasgow Lanarkshire 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
Not yet known
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
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1852 to Victoria per “Merope”
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationLeft Colony without permission