Lt. Col. James KIRKALDY, ,Commander the 3rd Battery,Volunteer Artillery

Male 1844 - 1925  (80 years)


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  • Name James KIRKALDY 
    Prefix Lt. Col. 
    Suffix ,Commander the 3rd Battery,Volunteer Artillery 
    Born 19 May 1844  Ceres, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref: 1851 Scotland Census
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Feb 1925  Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17209  Kirkpatrick Family
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2016 

    Family Annie PETERS,   b. 26 May 1851, the Hunter District, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1928, Hamilton, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 1875  Morpeth, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref:NSW BDM 3156/1875


    Children 
     1. Elizabeth May KIRKALDY,   b. 1875, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1936, Burwood, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Leslie James KIRKALDY,   b. 1876, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1969, Waratah, New South Wales , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     3. Alexander KIRKALDY,   b. 1878, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1878, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Walter Douglas KIRKALDY,   b. 1879, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942, Burwood, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     5. James Stanley KIRKALDY,   b. 1881, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946, Islington, New South Wales , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     6. Mary Ethel KIRKALDY,   b. 16 Oct 1882, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1968, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     7. Cecil Andrew Muir KIRKALDY,   b. 1884, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1978  (Age 94 years)
     8. Annie Grace KIRKALDY,   b. 1886, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1968  (Age 82 years)
     9. Violet Reubina KIRKALDY,   b. 1887, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1974, Blacktown Hospital, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     10. Florence KIRKALDY,   b. 1889, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1970, Yagoona, NSW , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     11. Olive Blanch KIRKALDY,   b. 1892, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1941, Mereweather, New South Wales , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     12. 2nd. Lieut. Raymond Harcourt KIRKALDY, ,24th Sqdn , Royal Flying Corps.,   b. 12 Nov 1893, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1918, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     13. Millie KIRKALDY,   b. 1897, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1898, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F7104  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James arrived in Geelong Victoria,Australia,with his parents,Robert, a coal miner,and Elizabeth c1854 ,later moving to Newcastle , New South Wales . He began military service in 1868 in Newcastle, NSW, as a Gunner in the New South Wales Regiment,Volunteer Artillery,and was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant in 1874,and 1st Lieutenant in 1878.In 1895,having the rank of Major(1894), he was the recipient of "The Volunteer Officers Decoration" in recognition of many years service.He ended his military service in May 1906 in Newcastle, NSW, and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel, commanding the 3rd Battery.
    • (Research): The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 25 July 1904 p 6 Article "MILITARY SERVICES. The period of service of Major and Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel James Kirkaldy, V.D., of New South Wales, has been extended for two years from May 19, 1904. Major Robert Barber Cropley has resigned his commission."

      In the 1851 census of Scotland ,the family name is spelt Kircaldy.


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