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- Doyle, John
|PERSONAL DETAILS||John DOYLE|
|Birth date and place||c, 1831 Lucan, Dublin, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 7½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: dark grey. Hair: dark brown.|
|Marriage date and place||1865, Dublin South, Ireland.|
|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, Western Australia.|
Roman Catholic Area, Section MON CC, Gravesite 0290.
|Will and Probate||None.|
|Death Notices and Obituaries||Daily News 6 Oct 1904.|
West Australian 7 Oct 1904.
Western Mail 15 Oct 1904.
|Regiment(s)||13th (Prince Alberts Light Infantry) Regiment. 1 Apr 1854 transferred to|
55th (Westmoreland) Regiment.
|Regiment No. and Rank||#2712 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||24 Jul 1849 Liverpool, Lancashire.|
|Service/Campaigns||Gibraltar 2 years 11 monthss.|
Turkey [and Crimea] 1 year 7 months
|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.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||26 May 1865 Portland; 10 Aug 1865 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
Enrolled Guard 11 Nov 1880 to disbandment 31 Mar 1887.
|Land Grant/Purchase||15 May 1884 Perth Location Y144 (grant).|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA||Not applicable.|