PERSONAL DETAILSPatrick CLANCY
Birth date and placec. 1835 Callan, Kilkenny, Ireland
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WACarpenter.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: brown.
Face: oval. Figure: proportionate. General Appearance: healthy.
Marriage date and place16 Jul 1857 Green, Callan, Kilkenny, Ireland.
SpouseMary COLLINS.
ChildrenMargaret 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 place11 Jun 1874, Violet Town, Victoria, Australia.
Cause of Death: Heart Disease.
Burial date and placeJun 1874, Violet Town Cemetery, Victoria, Australia.
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
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 place10 Jan 1853 Kilkenny, Kilkenny.
Service/CampaignsMalta 14 Apr to 31 May 1855.
Crimea, Baltic & Gibraltar from 1 Jun 1855 6 months.
Musters
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty 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 MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place6 Nov 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service2 years 301 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1525/78.
Post Discharge ResidenceCallan, Kilkenny.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictKilkenny (1855).  Melbourne (Apr 1869).  ‘struck off’ 1876-1880.
Pension Amount9d. per diem.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipLord Raglan.
Departure and Arrival05 Mar 1858 Plymouth; 01 Jun 1858 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
SubscriptionsGreenough Fire Fund 1864.
Sisters of Mercy Orphanage 1868.
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesHerald 22 Aug 1868.
Departure from WATo Melbourne c. 1869; date & vessel unknown.