PERSONAL DETAILS Michael CONNOLLY
Birth date and place c. 1821 Oranmore, Galway, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
“Harrow”, Manor Street, Gillingham, Kent, England (1851 tentative).
Buckle Street, Whitechapel, London (1861 tentative).
Occupations pre-WA Servant.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 7½ ins. Complexion: dark. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark.
Marriage date and place 3 Nov 1863, St Anne Limehouse, Middlesex (tentative).
Spouse Julietta AMBLER (tentative).
Children Michael 1865, Whitechapel, Middlesex (tentative).
Julia 1870, Whitechapel, Middlesex (tentative).
Death date and place
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 19th (1st Yorkshire North Ryding) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #1372 Private.
Attestation date and place 8 Aug 1839 Galway, Galway.
Service/Campaigns Mediterranean 5 years 9 months.
West Indies 2 years 4 months.
North America 3 years 2 months.
Crimea less than 1 year.
Musters 1841 Malta [WO12-3618].
Promotions Private to Corporal 13 Apr 1846.
Corporal to Private 7 Dec 1846.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasp Alma.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/Medical Casualty Roll: Wounded. Battle at the River Alma. 20 September 1854.
Wounded at the Battle of Alma in the left hand by a musket ball which has fractured
the metacarpal bones,and caused permanent contraction of the fingers. Unfit for further service.
Regimental Courts Martial In confinement 6 Dec 1846. Tried by a Regimental Court Martial 7 Dec 1846 for being found drunk
when on duty. Guilty. To be reduced to the Rank and Pay of a Private soldier.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 27 Feb 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service 15 years 261 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1451/174.
Post Discharge Residence Galway.
Post Discharge Pension District Deptford.
Pension Amount 1/- per diem.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Lincelles. 
Departure and Arrival 5 Oct 1861 Portland. 28 Jan 1862 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None in Western Australia.
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA Returned to England 1862/1863.  Pension paid Deptford 1863.