|PERSONAL DETAILS||Patrick CLANCY|
|Birth date and place||c. 1835 Callan, Kilkenny, Ireland|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences|
England, Wales & Scotland
|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.|
|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.
|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.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|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.|