|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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