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).
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
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.
Children

*Source: Bicentennial Dictionary,
R Erickson and 1861 Census.
No corroboration as records are indistinguishable.

*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
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 48th (Northamptonshire) Regiment.  1 Jun 1848 transferred to
3rd (East Kent) Regiment (The Buffs).
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
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal. Turkish Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/Medical 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 Jersey.
Pension Amount 1/- per diem. Increased to 1/4d. per diem 4 Jun 1878 for service EPF.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Corona.
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).
Subscriptions
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA Not applicable.