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Corporal James O'Grady (c.1821........)

Back To . . .12th Foot East Suffolk Regiment
  • Born : circa 1821
  • Where Born : Parish Westminster Town of London County of Middlesex
  • Occupation : Soldier / Slater
  • Date Arrived : 1850.
  • Ship Arrived on : " Eliza "
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  • Rank on Discharge : Corporal
  • Date of Enlistment : 27th March, 1841 age 20 22nd Regigent
  • Transferred : 12th Foot on the 28th February, 1857
  • Where Enlisted : Athlone County of Roscommon Ireland
  • Date of Discharge : 31st July, 1862
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    Information was kindly supplied by Robert and Lorraine Curley , E-mail address...... curley@telpacific.com.au
     
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    History & Achievements :

    James O’Grady’s discharge papers read as such. 5’6” tall, brown hair, Hazel eyes, dark complexion. Intending to reside in Queensland. Declared unfit for further Military Service. Served abroad 14years 253 days. 13 years 9 days in the East Indies and 1year 244 days Australian Colonies. James O’Grady transferred to the 12th Foot on the 28th February, 1857 from the 22nd. He was in possession of 3 Good Conduct Medals on discharge and has been mentioned in the Regimental Records showed that he had been mentioned twenty times and was once tried by District Court Martial and twice by Battalion Court Martial. Several dates have been given for his discharge but according to the Payroll and Muster records he was finally discharged on the 31st July, 1862
     
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    Last revised: April 23, 2004.