Birth date and place c. 1835 Callan, Kilkenny, Ireland
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WA Carpenter.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: brown.
Face: oval. Figure: proportionate. General Appearance: healthy.
Marriage date and place 16 Jul 1857 Green, Callan, Kilkenny, Ireland.
Spouse Mary COLLINS.
Children Margaret b. 1859 (d. bef.1868), Fremantle, Western Australia.
Julia b.1862, Fremantle, Western Australia.
John William b.1865, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Mary b.1867 (d.1867), Fremantle, Western Australia.
Margaret b. 1868, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Mary b.1871, Somerton, Broadmeadows Shire, Victoria, Australia.
Death date and place 11 Jun 1874, Violet Town, Victoria, Australia.
Cause of Death: Heart Disease.
Burial date and place Jun 1874, Violet Town Cemetery, Victoria, Australia.
Will and Probate None.
Death Notices and Obituaries
Regiment(s) 61st (South Gloucestershire) Regiment.  1 Jun 1853 transferred to
57th (West Middlesex) Regiment.  1 Jul 1854 transferred to
44th (East Essex) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #2625 (57th) Private. #3920 (44th) Private.
Attestation date and place 10 Jan 1853 Kilkenny, Kilkenny.
Service/Campaigns Malta 14 Apr to 31 May 1855.
Crimea, Baltic & Gibraltar from 1 Jun 1855 6 months.
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical Casualty Roll: Slight Wound. 1st Attack on the Redan. 18 June 1855.
Disabled by crippling of the fore and middle fingers of right hand from gunshot wounds received on
18th of June in the attack on the Redan. Ball entered at base of thumb, paped across the palm and
emerged at center of dorsum of hand fracturing the metacarpal bone of middle finger. Unfit for further service.
Regimental Courts Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 6 Nov 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service 2 years 301 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1525/78.
Post Discharge Residence Callan, Kilkenny.
Post Discharge Pension District Kilkenny (1855).  Melbourne (Apr 1869).  ‘struck off’ 1876-1880.
Pension Amount 9d. per diem.
Patriotic Fund.
Ship Lord Raglan.
Departure and Arrival 05 Mar 1858 Plymouth; 01 Jun 1858 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None in Western Australia.
Subscriptions Greenough Fire Fund 1864.
Sisters of Mercy Orphanage 1868.
Misc. Newspaper Articles Herald 22 Aug 1868.
Departure from WA To Melbourne c. 1869; date & vessel unknown.