PERSONAL DETAILS Edward DELANEY
Birth date and place c. 1821 Abbeyleix, Queens County, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: light brown.
Marriage date and place
Spouse Mary FARRELL.
Children Joseph 1868, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Augustine 1870, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Edward 1871, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Possibly others before arriving in Western Australia.
Death date and place 9 Mar 1898, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Burial date and place 10 Mar 1898, St Patrick’s RC Cemetery, Fremantle.
Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries
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 #16 Private.
Attestation date and place 26 Aug 1839 Billeynew (?), Queens County.
Service/Campaigns Jamaica 2 years 4 months.
Canada 5 years 2 months.
Crimea 10 months.
East Indies 2 years 5 months.
Musters
Promotions & Reductions: Private to Corporal 1 Oct 1854.
Corporal to Private Sentinel 21 Aug 1855.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Indian Mutiny Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/Medical None.
Regimental Courts Martial Tried for drunkeness; convicted and sentenced to reduced rank of Private Sentinel. Imprisoned 17 to 20 Aug 1855.
Forfeited Good Conduct Pay.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 2 Oct 1860. Camp Colchester.
Length of Service 21 years 34 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1669/146.
Post Discharge Residence Plymouth.
Post Discharge Pension District Chatham.
Pension Amount 9d per diem. Increased to 1/1d. per diem 4 Jun 1875 for service EPF.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Hougoumont.
Departure and Arrival 12 Oct 1867 London; 9 Jan 1868 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Temporary Assistant Warder, Fremantle Prison [Barker p.52].
Enrolled Guard 1886. Served until disbandment 31 Mar 1887.
Land Grant/Purchase 7 Jul 1869, Fremantle Town Lots 838 & 839 @ £6 (purchase).
10 Nov 1884, Fremantle Loc. P70, 2 acres (grant).
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles West Australian 7 Jan 1881.
Fremantle Herald 15 Jan 1881.
Departure from WA Not applicable.