|PERSONAL DETAILS||Michael CONLAN (Conlon)|
|Birth date and place||c. 1819 Rathfarnham, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
|St Peters, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales (1851). See sidebar.|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 9 ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.|
|Marriage date and place||Before April 1851.|
|Children||Miles Patrick 1861 (d. 1862), Fremantle, Western Australia.
Mary 1862, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Thomas Patrick 1864, Fremantle, Western Australia (source Erickson only).
|Death date and place|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||77th (The East Middlesex) Regiment.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#1051 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||17 Jul 1837 Dublin, Dublin.|
|Service/Campaigns||Mediterranean, Turkey & Crimea 5 years 1 month.
West Indies & North America 5 years 5 months.
Australia & East Indies 2 years 1 month.
|Musters||1841 Malta [WO12-8278].|
|Promotions||Private to Corporal 1 Jan 1848.
Corporal to Sergeant 13 Aug 1852.
Sergeant to Private 26 Apr 1853.
Private to Corporal 16 Jun 1854.
Corporal to Sergeant 9 Dec 1854.
Reinstated as Sergeant 27 May 1857 after being in confinement 21 May to 25 May 1857,
tried and sentenced 26 May 1857.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal. Turkish Crimea Medal. Not on regiment’s medal roll which is damaged in parts.
Three Good Conduct Badges before promotion to Sergeant.
|Casualty/Medical||Has suffered much from chronic dysentery and is stated to be failing in health and activity. His incapacity arises from effects of climate and length of service and has not (as far as is known) been caused or aggravated by vice or intemperance. Unfit for further service.|
|Regimental Courts Martial||Tried twice by Courts Martial.
Defaulters Sheet of Extracts of Courts Martial not in possession of Depot, never having been received from Companies.
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||23 Aug 1859 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||22 years 28 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1616/102.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Glasgow or Chatham.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Chatham.|
|Pension Amount||1/8d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||10 Nov 1860 Portland; 11 Feb 1861 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Subscriptions||Lancashire Relief Fund 1863.
Greenough Fire Fund 1864.
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Inquirer & Commercial News 25 Feb 1863.
Perth Gazette 29 Jan 1864.
|Departure from WA||Possible departure to Eastern States but unproven.|