PERSONAL DETAILS John CURTIN (Curtain)
Birth date and place c. 1831 Fermoy, Cork, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WA Servant.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and place Married. Details unknown.
Spouse Catherine O’Neil (tentative) [Erickson p.743].
Children
Death date and place 14 Sep 1864 Western Australia.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #2861 Private.
Attestation date and place 6 Oct 1851 Cork, Cork.
Service/Campaigns India 8 months.
Crimea 1 year 4 months.
Musters
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical Casualty Roll: Slight Wound. 1st Attack on the Redan. 18 June 1855.
Sick at Scutari [WO100-27-291].
Gunshot Wound. The ball passed through left foot at the attack on Redan 18 June 1855.
Caused by military services.  Unfit for further service.
Regimental Courts Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 12 Aug 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service 4 years 312 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1447/172.
Post Discharge Residence Fermoy, Cork.
Post Discharge Pension District Fermoy. Clonmel (1859). 1st Cork (1859).
Pension Amount 8d. per diem.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship York.
Departure and Arrival 8 Oct 1862 Portland; 31 Dec 1862 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None.
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA Not applicable.