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
Occupations pre-WA Baker.
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
ARMED FORCES
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.
Musters
Promotions None.
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.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Corona.
Departure and Arrival 16 Oct 1866 Portsmouth; 22 Dec 1866 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None.
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Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA Not applicable.