|PERSONAL DETAILS||Michael CURLEY|
|Birth date and place||16 Sep 1835 Moone?, Dublin, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 5.5/8 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark brown.|
|Marriage date and place|
|Children||Edward 1867 (d.1874), birthplace unknown.
Margaret, date and birthplace unknown.
Michael 1871, birthplace unknown.
Bridget 1873, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Edward 1875, Fremantle, Western Australia.
|Death date and place||11 Aug 1886, Colonial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia.
Cause of Death: Effusion of blood to the brain after apoplectic fit.
|Burial date and place||Aug 1886 East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.|
|Will and Probate||Letters of Administration: 4 Oct 1886. Probate 14 Oct 1886 Supreme Court of Western Australia.
Civil Writ – John Joseph Higham (M HIgham & Sons) vs. Michael Curley deceased vs. Bridget Curley.
|Death Notices and Obituaries||West Australian 12 Aug 1886.|
|Regiment(s)||4th (The Kings Own) Regiment. 1 Sep 1863 transferred to
Royal Canadian Rifles. 1 Jun 1870 transferred to
60th (The Kings Royal Rifle Corps) Regiment. 1 Oct 1870 transferred to
1st Battalion, 69th (South Lincolnshire) Regiment.
|Regiment No. and Rank||#3060 (4th) Private. #1224 (RCR) Private. #1639 (60th) Corporal. #1953 (69th) Corporal.|
|Attestation date and place||16 Jul 1853 Liverpool, Lancashire.|
|Service/Campaigns||Malta 1 month.
Turkey & Crimea 2 years 3 months.
Mauritius 6 months.
East Indies 4 years 3 months.
|Musters||1861 Karachee & Aden [WO12-2244].|
|Promotions||Private to Corporal 16 Sep 1868.
Corporal to Private 24 Dec 1870 at own request.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Four Good Conduct Badges.
|Casualty/Medical||Casualty Roll: Missing. Battle at the River Alma 20 September 1854. Severe Wound. Minor actions
at Sebastopol 24 Jul 1855.
Wounded in the trenches before Sebastopol 20 Jul 1855. Lost his health in the service.
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.
Once entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||30 Apr 1872 Chichester.|
|Length of Service||18 years 228 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1932/182.
|Post Discharge Residence||Ballinastoe? Ireland.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Athlone.|
|Pension Amount||10½d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||31 Oct 1873 Woolwich; 19 Feb 1874 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Enrolled Guard 11 Nov 1880 to May 1886.
|Land Grant/Purchase||21 Sep 1883 Perth Loc. V143 (grant).
1 Apr 1884 Perth Loc. V143 advertised for sale.
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||West Australian 1 Apr 1884.|
|Departure from WA||Not applicable.|