PERSONAL DETAILS Michael DELANEY
Birth date and Place: c. 1834, Piltown, Kilkenny, Ireland.
Baptism date and Place: 4 May 1835 Templemore, Tipperary, Ireland (tentative).
Census Residences:
Occupations pre-WA: Labourer.
Physical Description: Height: 5 ft. 9 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.
Marks or Scars: pock-pitted.
Marriage date and Place: 8 Mar 1859 Owning & Templeorum Parish, Kilkenny.
Diocese of Ossory.
Spouse: Ellen (Helena) BUTLER.
Children: Bridget b. 1860, Piltown, Kilkenny, Ireland (d. May 1862 at Sea on ‘Norwood’ en route to Western Australia).
James b. 1862, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Mary b. 1865, Perth, Western Australia.
John b. 1868, Perth, Western Australia.
Elizabeth b. 1874, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Death date and Place: 10 Sep 1874, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Burial date and Place:
Will and Probate: None.
Obituaries: None.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment: 89th Regiment of Foot.
Regiment No. and Rank: #2991 Private.
Attestation date and Place: 09 Feb 1852 Clonmel, Tipperary.
Service/Campaigns: Crimea.
Musters:
Promotions: None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges: Crimea Medal clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical: Unfit for further service by the loss from frost bite of portion of the great and two next toes of the right foot received in the trenches before Sevastopol on 06 Jan 1855.
Regimental Courts Martial: None.
District Courts Martial: None.
General Courts Martial: None.
Discharge date and Place: 31 Jul 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service: 3 years 173 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference: WO97/1650/89.
Post Discharge Residence: Piltown, Kilkenny.
Post Discharge Pension District: Clonmel.
Pension Amount: 8d. per diem.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL and LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship: Norwood.
Departure and Arrival: 16 Mar 1862 Portland; 09 Jun 1862 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation: Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Banana Grower below Mt. Eliza 1866 [M S James].
Land Grant/Purchase: None.