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Private James Quedley (........)

Settled in New Zealand
Back To . . .14th Foot 2nd Battalion Buckinghamshire Regiment.
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  • Regimental # : 1118
  • Date of Discharge : 31 July 1868  from 2/18th Regiment transferred from the 2/14th, Regimental
    Where Discharged : Melbourne .
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    Information supplied by Quedley Family ( Bruce ) quedley.family@ihug.co.nz
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    James on discharge from the army being found unfit for further duty in Melbourne . He had served  21 years 302 days of which 13 112/365 years service abroad
    He was awarded 5 Good Conduct Badges and a Good Conduct Medal. Other medals presented Turkish Crimes, British Crimea (2 Bars), Battle of Alma, Maori War & King's Empire Veteran. The medals were presented in the 1920's to the Auckland Museum by his son Robert, which have since disappeared, also presented was his uniform, which is held in storage due to it's delicate condition.

    In his discharge papers he is described as being 5' 10" tall, sallow complexion, grey eyes, dark brown hair and had the trade of a servant. Discharge date 31/7/1868  from 2/18th Regiment having transferred from the 2/14th, Regimental Number 1118.
    He returned to N.Z. and made a claim for a land grant for 60 acres. He lived in Pakuranga, believed to be in the Half moon Bay area of Pakuranga, East Auckland.

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    Family Members, Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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