|PERSONAL DETAILS||Thomas BUTLER|
|Birth date and place||c. 1829 Lowcurren, Stradbally, Queens, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences||St Aubin Road, St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands (1861).|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 7 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: light brown.|
|Marriage date and place||1848 Ireland.|
|Spouse||Mary CONNOR or O’CONNOR.|
*Source: Bicentennial Dictionary,
|*Sarah 1849, England.|
*Bridget 1850/51, England.
*Thomas 1853/54, England.
*Mary Jane 1859/60, Guernsey, Channel Islands.
Julia 1863, Guernsey, Channel Islands.
*Lina 1865? England.
Helen 1868, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Sophia 1869, Fremantle, Western Australia.
William 1872, Fremantle, Western Australia.
|Death date and place||3 Oct 1886 Fremantle, Western Australia.|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||48th (Northamptonshire) Regiment. 1 Jun 1848 transferred to|
3rd (East Kent) Regiment (The Buffs).
Limerick Militia 1855 [M S James].
|Regiment No. and Rank||#2423 & #2608 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||5 Jan 1847 Dublin.|
|Service/Campaigns||Greece 5 months.|
Malta 1 month.
Crimea 5 months.
|Musters||1851 Birr, Templemore & Cork, Ireland [WO12-2141].|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal. Turkish Medal.|
One Good Conduct Badge.
|Casualty/Medical||Casualty Roll: Severe Wound. 1st Attack on the Redan. 18 June 1855.|
Disabled by cannon shot wound lft hand on 18th Jun 1855. Wounded by musket ball on back of hand 7th June and injured on left side of back by a gabion knocked down by a shell 3rd June.
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||16 Oct 1855 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||8 years 286 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1390/104.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Limerick.|
|Pension District||Limerick (1855). Carlow (1857). Limerick (1857). 2nd Plymouth (1859). Jersey (1860). Limerick (1861). 1st East London (1861). Jersey (1861/62). 1st Liverpool (1864). 1st Glasgow (1864).|
1st Belfast (1864). Jersey (1865).
|Pension Amount||1/- per diem. Increased to 1/4d. per diem 4 Jun 1878 for service EPF.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||16 Oct 1866 Portsmouth; 22 Dec 1866 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||7 Oct 1868, Fremantle Town Lots 690, 691 @ £6 each (purchased).|
20 Oct 1880, Cockburn Sound Loc. 173 Willagee Swamp (grant).
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