PERSONAL DETAILSJohn DOYLE
Birth date and placec, 1831 Lucan, Dublin, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 7½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: dark grey. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and place1865, Dublin South, Ireland.
SpouseHannah McMULLEN.
ChildrenElizabeth 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 place5 Oct 1904 Attfield Street, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Burial date and place6 Oct 1904 Fremantle Cemetery, Roman Catholic Section MON CC 0290.
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices and ObituariesDaily 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 place24 Jul 1849 Liverpool, Lancashire.
Service/CampaignsGibraltar 2 years 11 monthss.
Turkey [and Crimea] 1 year 7 months
Musters
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty 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 MartialNone.
District Courts MartialDeserted 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 MartialNone.
Discharge date and place8 Apr 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service6 years 39 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1557/181.
Post Discharge ResidenceDublin.
Post Discharge Pension District2nd Dublin.
Pension Amount9d, per diem. Increased to 1/3d. per diem 18 Jan 1881 for service EPF.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipRacehorse
Departure and Arrival26 May 1865 Portland; 10 Aug 1865 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Enrolled Guard 11 Nov 1880 to disbandment 31 Mar 1887.
Land Grant/Purchase15 May 1884 Perth Location Y144 (grant).
SubscriptionsNone.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WANot applicable.