|Name/Alias||James STEIN aka James John|
|Birth date and place||c. 1818 St Luke, London, Middlesex, England.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences||New Road, Woolwich, Kent (1851).
See Muster below (1851).
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 9 ins. Complexion: tanned. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark brown, inclined to grey.|
|Marriage date and place||1st: Nova Scotia.
2nd: 30 Jan 1858 Fremantle, Western Australia.
|Spouse||1st: Mary ? (d.1852-1854).
2nd: Eliza McCARTHY (widow of Frederick Ostermayner).
|Children||1st marriage: Mary Esther b. 1851 Woolwich, Kent.
2nd marriage: James b. 1859 (d. 7 weeks), Fremantle, Western Australia.
|Death date and place||3 Dec 1880 Geraldton, Western Australia.|
|Burial date and place||4 Dec 1880 Apex Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.|
|Will and Probate||Will: 21 May 1866. Witnessed: 20 Apr 1875.
Probate: 12 Jan 1881, Supreme Court of Western Australia.
|Death/Funeral Notices||West Australian 14 Dec 1880.
Fremantle Herald 18 Dec 1880.
|ARMY SERVICE DETAILS|
|Corps and Company||Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).|
|Service No. and Rank||#599 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||14 Mar 1842 Woolwich, Kent.|
|Service/Campaigns||Halifax, Nova Scotia 7 years 4 months.
Western Australia 10 years 3 months.
|Musters||WO11-123 5th Company Woolwich & Hyde Park (1851).
WO11-130 (1852) to WO11-199 (1861) Western Australia.
|Promotions||Private to 2nd Corporal 5 Jun 1846.
2nd Corporal to Corporal 1 Feb 1848.
Corporal to Sergeant 14 Jan 1857.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Two Good Conduct Badges.|
|Other Awards & Prizes||The Great Exhibition 1851.
Bronze Medal and Present.
|Discharge date and place||31 Dec 1861 Fremantle, Western Australia.
With gratuity of 12 months pay.
|Length of Service||19 years 293 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97-1856-217.
WO131-0042 Deferred Pension. Examination May 1862.
|Post Discharge Residence||Fremantle, Western Australia.|
|Pension||6d. per diem. Deferred pension on attaining the age of 60.|
|ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival dates||Dep. Portland 2 Nov 1851. Arr. Fremantle 30 Jan 1852.|
|Occupations post-arrival in WA||Instructing Warder [Barker p.195].
Convict Establishment Works Department Storeman for 15 years [Erickson].
|Subscriptions to Funds||Nightingale Fund 2s. 4½d. January 1857.
Indian Relief Fund 2s. 6d. June 1858.
|Land Acquisition||Eligible for £10 remission on 20 acres of land [CSR499-15].
1864 Suburban Lot 16 Fremantle (purchase).
|Newspaper Articles||Perth Gazette 21 Jan 1853.
Inquirer & Commercial News 21 Jan 1857.
Inquirer & Commercial News 9 Jun 1858.
|Ship ex-WA||Not applicable.|