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84th Regiment York and Lancaster
Indian Mutiny Medal with Lucknow Clasp
NameWHITE – James
Regiment (s)84th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1661
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
7th December 1839 / 16 years / Kilkenny Kilkenny Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Fair / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 17 years 16 days
Length of Service21 years 39 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 14th January 1862 / Not stated
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny medal with clasp for Lucknow
Intended Residence at
Birr Ireland
Pension Districts1862 Birr
1863 2nd Dublin
1863 1st Liverpool
1864 Tilbury
1864 Western Australia
1865 South Australia Not paid South Australia WO22/270 Madras
1865 Madras India
1866 1st Liverpool
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th January 1864 Portland
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLARA 13th April 1864
Date/Place of Birthc1823 Ballybrith Birr Kings 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 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 ArticlesSouth Australian Weekly Chronicle Saturday 5th November 1864 – page 7
Departure from Western
9th October 1864 to South Australia per Sea Ripple then India and England
Date/Place of Death/Burial4th July 1873 England
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 James White 2176 1661 Private 84th Foot location Dublin
1851 As above location Trichinopoly India
1861 As above location Manchester and Aldershot
Wounded at defence of Lucknow 5th August 1857
Discharge at own request having served 21 years.
During the voyage of the Clara James White was one of the six guards reported for gross negligence of duty in taking his ammunition from a pouch and concealing it in the barracks, Grog stopped for 3 days and the matter to be referred to the Commandant at Fremantle.
In the 1871 Census RG 10 3797/61/61 A James White age 47, pensioner, born Ireland (b 1824) is living at Hyslop Street, Toxteth Park Liverpool with his wife Catherine and a step daughter Mary Birmingham this could possibly have been our James and he married after returning to England.