WATSON – James Royal Artillery 6th Battery

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Name Watson – 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
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8½ in
Sallow / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/Duration Gibraltar – 9 years 5 months
Length of Service 15 years 57 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Gunner and Driver / 14th October 1845 / Woolwich Kent England
Campaign Medals None
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not Stated
Pension Districts 1845 Edinburgh
1851 2nd Manchester
1852 2nd Glasgow
1852 Western Australia
1858 Victoria
Pension Paid 7d 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 Birth c1811 St. John’s Glasgow Lanarkshire England
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage Not yet known
Children by 1st Wife Not yet 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 Not yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
1852 to Victoria per “Merope”
Date/Place of Death/Burial Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or Probate None known
Further Information Left Colony without permission