PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/Alias James McADAM 
Birth date and place c. 1825 Kilkeel, Castlewellan, Down, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences Kensington Palace Barracks, Westminster, Middlesex (1851).
See Musters below (1851, 1861, 1871).
Trade Stonemason.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 11¾ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: grey.
Marriage date and place Unmarried.
Spouse Unmarried.
Children None.
Death date and place
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and Company Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank #2458 Sapper.
Attestation date and place 13 Oct 1849 Dumfries, Dumfries.
7 Nov 1861 Rochester, re-engagement for nine years.
Service/Campaigns Western Australia 4 years 10 months.
Bermuda 5 years 5 months.
Halifax 3 years 5 months.
Musters WO11-126 22nd Company, Chatham & Hyde Park (1851)
WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-146 (1856) Western Australia.
WO11-192 31st Company, Chatham (1861).
WO11-363 34th Company, Chatham (1871).
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Five Good Conduct Badges.
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal.
Other Awards & Prizes The Great Exhibition 1851.
Bronze Medal and Present.
Casualty/Medical None.
Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 31 Oct 1871 Chatham.
Length of Service 22 years 19 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97-1854-2.
Post Discharge Residence 8 Belgrave Street, Belfast, Ireland.
Pension District Belfast (1871). Shankill Road (1882).
Pension Amount 13½d. per diem.
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Anna Robertson. 
Departure and Arrival dates Dep. Woolwich 10 Sep 1851. Arr. Fremantle 18 Dec 1851.
Occupations post-arrival in WA Instructing Warder
Subscriptions to Funds None.
Land Acquisition None in Western Australia.
Ship ex-WA Esmeralda.  See Crimean War Connection.
Departure date and destination Dep. Fremantle 25 Feb 1856, via Cape of Good Hope and St Helena to London.