Birth date and place 10 or 12 May 1829 Aghagallon, Lurgan, Antrim, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences Tisgallen Townland, Parish of Aghagallon, Barony of Upper Masserene, Antrim, Ireland (1851) See sidebar.
8 Armstrong Street, Plumstead, Kent, England (1861).
Occupations pre-WA Tailor.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 5 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: brown. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place 23 Jul 1862 Aghagallon, Lurgan, Antrim, Ireland (tentative).
Spouse Jane UPRICHARD (tentative).
Death date and place 11 Oct 1896 Lower High Street, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Burial date and place 14 Oct 1896 Linwood Cemetery, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Block No. 22, Plot No. 189.
Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries The Star 12 Oct 1896.
Regiment(s) 73rd Regiment of Foot.  Transferred 1 Feb 1848 to
30th 1st Cambridgeshire Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #2686 (73rd) #2674 (30th) Private.
Attestation date and place 12 Mar 1847 Lurgan, Armagh (under-age).
Service/Campaigns Crimea.
Musters 1851 Walmer, Gosport & Corfu, Ionian Islands [WO12-4613].
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasp Alma. Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/Medical Casualty Roll: Wounded. Battle at the River Alma. 20 September 1854.
Lameness of right lower extremity from a shell wound in the instep and ankle received at the battle of Alma.
Unfit for further service.
Regimental Courts Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 10 Jul 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service 8 years 61 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1490/17.
Post Discharge Residence Not stated.
Post Discharge Pension District Newry (1855). 2nd Belfast (Jan 1860). Woolwich (Mar 1861). 2nd Belfast (Aug 1861).
Woolwich (Jan 1864). 2nd North London (Feb 1864). WA (Jul 1864 to Dec 1868) [WO23].
Auckland, NZ (Jan 1869 to May 1875) [WO23]. Christ Church NZ (Jun 1875 to Dec 1879+) [WO22].
Pension Amount 9d. per diem.
Patriotic Fund.
Ship Merchantman.
Departure and Arrival 1 Jul 1864 Portland; 12 Sep 1864 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Assistant Warder, Convict Establishment April 1866-August 1868. See sidebar.
Land Grant/Purchase None in Western Australia.
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles Inquirier & Commercial News 4 Nov 1868 p.2.
Departure from WA 3 Nov 1868 left for South Australia with wife on Emily Smith, en route to New Zealand.