PERSONAL DETAILSJohn CURTIN (Curtain)
Birth date and placec. 1831 Fermoy, Cork, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WAServant.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and placeMarried. Details unknown.
SpouseCatherine O’Neil (tentative) [Erickson p.743].
Children
Death date and place14 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 place6 Oct 1851 Cork, Cork.
Service/CampaignsIndia 8 months.
Crimea 1 year 4 months.
Musters
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty 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 MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place12 Aug 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service4 years 312 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1447/172.
Post Discharge ResidenceFermoy, Cork.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictFermoy. Clonmel (1859). 1st Cork (1859).
Pension Amount8d. per diem.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipYork.
Departure and Arrival8 Oct 1862 Portland; 31 Dec 1862 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone.
SubscriptionsNone.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WANot applicable.