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- Connolly, Michael
|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).
|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|
|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|
|Departure and Arrival||5 Oct 1861 Portland. 28 Jan 1862 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA||Returned to England 1862/1863. Pension paid Deptford 1863.|