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 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.
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.
Note: There are notations on WO23-51 Pension records 1860-1864 which are illegible.
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 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).
Subscriptions None.
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.