|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.|