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Private James Panton (Panten) (c.1785........)

This is John Waddingtons GSM itis the same as those issued to all the men who served in the Penninsular Wars
 
Back To . . . Royal New South Wales Vetrans Regiment
  • Born : circa 1785
  • Where Born : Scotland
  • Occupation : Soldier / Taylor / Labourer
  • Date Arrived : 26 August 1826
  • Ship Arrived on : " John Barry"
  • Rank attained : Private
  • Date of Enlistment : 5 February 1807
  • Where Enlisted : Aberdean Scotland
  • Regiment : 42nd Foot Royal Highland Black Watch
  • Date of Discharge : 9 August 1816
  • Date of Enlistment : Royal Veterans 8 December 1825
  • Where Enlisted : Chelsea London
  • Date of Discharge : 25 February 1830
  • Where Discharged : Brighton Tasmania
  • Died : 27 January 1862 aged 81
  • Where Died / Buried : Hobart / St Davids Church Yard Cemetery Hobart
  • Parents Names : William Panton (b........d.) & Isobel Skinner
  • Spouse's Name : Judith (Julia ) O'Buggy
  • Born : 1794
  • Where Born : Lisdowney Kilkenny Ireland
  • Occupation : Home Duties
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  • Died : 25 November 1876 aged 82
  • Where Died / Buried : Newtown Tasmania / Cornelian Bay Cemetery
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  • Descendants
    Information supplied by Merv Hunt. herboe@q-net.net.au
     
    Area Settled :
    Hobart Tasmania
    Children :
    1 . George William (b.10 -1-1828 .........d.)
    2 . Jane (b.12 -12-1829.........d.)
    3 . Mary Ann ( b 27-1-1832.........d.)
    4 . John (b.6-3-1834.........d.)
    5 . James (b.7-6-1836.........d.4-6-1839)
     
     
    History & Achievements :
    Private James Panton. e arrived in Tasmania as a member of Number 3 Company Royal Veterans of Tasmania (1826 - 1833) in Van Diemans Land 26/8/1826 via the ship " John Barry"
    Prior to his service with the Royal Veterans company James served with the 42nd Foot Royal Highland Black Watch . He fought Nepoleans Army's at several battles and recieded the Militay General Service Medal with 9 Clasps
    The Service Medal represent the following Battles : Vimeiro 21-8-1808 , . Busaco 27-9-1810 , . Fuentes de Onor 5-5-1811 , . Ciudad Rodriego 19-1-1812 , . : Salamanca 22-6-1812 : Pyrenees 9 days 28 -6-1813 :, ( Nivelle 10-11-1813 ,. Nive 9 till 13-12-1813 ; Orthes 27-2-1814 : Toulouse 10-4-1814 :. Chatre Bras 16-6-1815 Recieved wound to the leg from gun blast
    .His Medal was held by the Black Watch Museum in Perth Scotland but was lost in A Major fire in 1977

    This is John Waddingtons GSM itis the same as those issued to all the men who served in the Penninsular Wars

     
     
     
    E- mail address
    bmchapman@iprimus.com.au
    Copyright B & M Chapman (QLD) Australia
    Last revised: April 05, 2004.