PERSONAL DETAILS Patrick ABBOTT
Birth date and place 1833 Athlone Westmeath, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 6.5/8ths ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: hazel. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place after August 1851, before Oct 1864.
Spouse name unknown.
Children
Death date and place 15 Feb 1902 Kilmainham, Dublin, Ireland.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 18th Royal Irish Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #2818 Private.
Attestation date and place 13 Aug 1851 Dublin.
Service/Campaigns Crimea.
Musters
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal (no clasps). Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical Disabled by contraction of right elbow joint after gunshot wound received on 18th June [1855] in the [final] attack on the Redan. Ball entered on outer and back part of forearm near to back of radius and emerged at point of olecranon. Cannot straighten his forearm beyond an obtuse angle with the upper arm [WO97/1447/1 p.3].
Regimental Courts Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place  2 Oct 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service 4 years 51 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference  WO97/1447/1.
Post Discharge Residence
Post Discharge Pension District Athlone (tentative).
South Australia from 1865. Dublin from 1876.
Pension Amount 9d. per diem.  Increased to 10d. per diem 17 Aug 1876.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Clara.
Departure and Arrival 30 Jan 1864 Portland; 13 Apr 1864 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None.
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles Inquirer & Commercial News 12 Oct 1864.
Departure from WA Sea Ripple for Adelaide, South Australia 9 Oct 1864 with wife.
Returned to Ireland. Pension paid in Dublin from 1 Jan 1876.