PERSONAL DETAILSEdward DELANEY (Delany)
Birth date and placec. 1821 Abbeyleix, Queens County, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: light brown.
Marriage date and place1867 Q3 Registration District Medway, England (tentative spouse Enright).
SpouseMary Ann ENRIGHT and/or Mary FARRELL.
ChildrenJoseph b. 1868, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Augustine b. 1870, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Edward b. 1871, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Death date and place9 Mar 1898 Fremantle Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Cause of Death: Congestion of the lungs.
Burial date and place10 Mar 1898 St Patrick’s RC (service), Fremantle.
Will and Probate
Death Notices and ObituariesWest Australian 14 Mar 1898.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)82nd (Prince of Wales Volunteers) Regiment. 1 Apr 1857 transferred to
97th (Earl of Ulster’s) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#1362 (82nd). #16 (97th) Private.
Attestation date and place26 Aug 1839 Billeynew (?), Queens County.
Service/CampaignsJamaica 2 years 4 months.
Canada 5 years 2 months.
Crimea 10 months.
East Indies 2 years 5 months.
Musters1841 Jamaica [WO12-8630].
1851 Portsmouth [WO12-8639].
Promotions & Reductions:Private to Corporal 1 Oct 1854.
Corporal to Private Sentinel 21 Aug 1855.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal. Turkish Crimea Medal (assumed but not found on medal roll).
Indian Mutiny Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/MedicalNone.
Regimental Courts MartialTried for drunkeness; convicted and sentenced to reduced rank of Private Sentinel. Imprisoned 17 to 20 Aug 1855.
Forfeited Good Conduct Pay.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place2 Oct 1860 Camp Colchester.
Length of Service21 years 34 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1669/146.
Post Discharge ResidencePlymouth.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictChatham.
Pension Amount9d per diem. Increased to 1/1d. per diem 4 Jun 1875 for service EPF.
Note: There are notations on WO23-51 Pension records 1860-1864 which are illegible.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipHougoumont.
Departure and Arrival12 Oct 1867 London; 9 Jan 1868 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Temporary Assistant Warder, Fremantle Prison [Barker p.52].
Enrolled Guard 11 October 1886. Served until disbandment 31 Mar 1887.
Land Grant/Purchase7 Jul 1869, Fremantle Town Lots 838 & 839 @ £6 (purchase).
10 Nov 1884, Fremantle Loc. P70, 2 acres (grant).
SubscriptionsNone.
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesHerald  4 Mar 1871. 
West Australian
 7 Jan 1881.
Fremantle Herald 15 Jan 1881.
West Australian 19 Jun 1888, 29 Dec 1894.
Departure from WANot applicable.