PERSONAL DETAILS John DOYLE
Birth date and place c, 1831 Lucan, Dublin, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 7½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: dark grey. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and place 1865, Dublin South, Ireland.
Spouse Hannah McMULLEN.
Children Elizabeth b. 1867, Perth, Western Australia.
Maria Rebecca b. 1869, Perth, Western Australia.
Thomas Joseph b. 1872, Perth, Western Australia.
Alice Mary b. 1874, Perth, Western Australia.
John Patrick b. 1877, Perth, Western Australia.
Note: This family not to be confused with the John Doyle & Anne Wallace family of Northam who immigrated to Connecticut, United States c. 1872.
Death date and place 5 Oct 1904 Attfield Street, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Burial date and place 6 Oct 1904 Fremantle Cemetery, Roman Catholic Section MON CC 0290.
Will and Probate None.
Death Notices and Obituaries Daily News 6 Oct 1904.
West Australian 7 Oct 1904.
Western Mail 15 Oct 1904.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 13th (Prince Alberts Light Infantry) Regiment.  1 Apr 1854 transferred to
55th (Westmoreland) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #2712 Private.
#3420 Private.
Attestation date and place 24 Jul 1849 Liverpool, Lancashire.
Service/Campaigns Gibraltar 2 years 11 monthss.
Turkey [and Crimea] 1 year 7 months
Musters
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/Medical Casualty Roll: Severe wound. Final attack on the Redan. 08 Sep 1855.
Has lost the power of pronation and supination of right forearm, and but little motion of the fingers remains on account of a musket ball having fractured the radius at about 2 inches from its lower extremity, and lodged in the interosseous space, after fracturing the ulna about 1½ inches from its carpal extremity. The man states that the ball was cut out about 9 or 10 days after the injury  – wound was received on September 8th/55. Unfit for further service.
Regimental Courts Martial None.
District Courts Martial Deserted at Belfast 3 Oct 1849. Rejoined 5 Oct 1849.
Tried by District Court Martial for desertion. Convicted and sentenced 8 Dec 1849 to 84 days imprisonment.
Confined 5 Dec 1849 to 28 Feb 1850.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 8 Apr 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service 6 years 39 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1557/181.
Post Discharge Residence Dublin.
Post Discharge Pension District 2nd Dublin.
Pension Amount 9d, per diem. Increased to 1/3d. per diem 18 Jan 1881 for service EPF.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Racehorse
Departure and Arrival 26 May 1865 Portland; 10 Aug 1865 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Enrolled Guard (Fremantle) 11 Nov 1880 to disbandment 31 Mar 1887.
Land Grant/Purchase 15 May 1884 Perth Location Y144 (grant).
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA Not applicable.