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- Delaney, Edward
|PERSONAL DETAILS||Edward DELANEY (Delany)|
|Birth date and place||c. 1821 Abbeyleix, Queens County, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: light brown.|
|Marriage date and place||1867 Q3 Registration District Medway, England (tentative spouse Enright).|
|Spouse||Mary Ann ENRIGHT and/or Mary FARRELL.|
|Children||Joseph b. 1868, Fremantle, Western Australia.|
Augustine b. 1870, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Edward b. 1871, Fremantle, Western Australia.
|Death date and place||9 Mar 1898 Fremantle Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia.|
Cause of Death: Congestion of the lungs.
|Burial date and place||10 Mar 1898 St Patrick’s RC (service), Fremantle.|
|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries||West Australian 14 Mar 1898.|
|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 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||1841 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 Badges||Crimea War Medal. Turkish Crimea Medal (assumed but not found on medal roll).|
Indian Mutiny Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
|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.|
Note: There are notations on WO23-51 Pension records 1860-1864 which are illegible.
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|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 11 October 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).
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Herald 4 Mar 1871. |
West Australian 7 Jan 1881.
Fremantle Herald 15 Jan 1881.
West Australian 19 Jun 1888, 29 Dec 1894.
|Departure from WA||Not applicable.|