PERSONAL DETAILSJohn FARRELL
Birth date and place1 Oct 1836 Carlow, Carlow, Ireland.
Baptism date and place10 May 1837 or 18 Jun 1837, Carlow, Ireland. See Sidebar.
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WABaker.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 5 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: brown. Hair: dark.
Marriage date and place
SpouseAnne GREEN (tentative).
ChildrenLaurence 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 place21 Sep 1871 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Burial date and place21 Sep 1871 Fremantle RC Cemetery, Western Australia.
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)21st Royal North British Fuzileers Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#3750 Private.
Attestation date and place1 Aug 1854 Dublin.
Service/CampaignsExpedition of the Army in the East [Crimea] 5 months.
Musters
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/MedicalLoss 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 MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place3 Jul 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service276 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1461/49.
Post Discharge ResidenceNot stated.
Post Discharge Pension District1st Dublin.
Pension Amount8d. per diem.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipCorona.
Departure and Arrival16 Oct 1866 Portsmouth; 22 Dec 1866 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone.
Subscriptions
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WANot applicable.