|PERSONAL DETAILS||John FARRELL|
|Birth date and place||1 Oct 1836 Carlow, Carlow, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place||10 May 1837 or 18 Jun 1837, Carlow, Ireland. See Sidebar.|
|Civil Census Residences|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 5 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: brown. Hair: dark.|
|Marriage date and place|
|Spouse||Anne GREEN (tentative).|
|Children||Laurence 1867 (d.1869), Fremantle, Western Australia.
Eliza 1868, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Theresa 1870, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Note: This family is indisguishable from that of a John Fallon who arrived on ‘Merchantman’ in 1864 [Erickson p.1017].
|Death date and place||21 Sep 1871 Fremantle, Western Australia.|
|Burial date and place||21 Sep 1871 Fremantle RC Cemetery, Western Australia.|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||21st Royal North British Fuzileers Regiment.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#3750 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||1 Aug 1854 Dublin.|
|Service/Campaigns||Expedition of the Army in the East [Crimea] 5 months.|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
|Casualty/Medical||Loss of power and ? of right forearm from gunshot wound in the trenches on 10 Feb which I am of opinion disables him from further service.
Addendum: GSW thro’ the right forearm. Ball having grazed and injured the ulna at its middle – passed downwards and forwards between it and the radius and escaped in front. Hand weak and tremulous but likely to improve.
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||3 Jul 1855 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||276 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1461/49.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Not stated.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||1st Dublin.|
|Pension Amount||8d. per diem.
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||16 Oct 1866 Portsmouth; 22 Dec 1866 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA||Not applicable.|