PERSONAL DETAILSPatrick FARRELL
Birth date and placec. 1828 Ardagh, Longford, Longford, Ireland.
Baptism date and place2 Mar 1828 Parish of Ardagh & Moydow (tentative).
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 6½ Ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: blue. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place
SpouseMargaret DILLON.
ChildrenThomas 1864 (tentative).
Mary 1867 Perth, Western Australia.
Peter (tentative).
Death date and place6 Dec 1893 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Burial date and place6 Dec 1893 St Patrick’s RC Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Will and ProbateWill: 20 Oct 1893. Probate: 22 Dec 1893, Supreme Court of Western Australia.
[Cons 3403-1893-1236].
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)26th (The Cameronian) Regiment. 1 Jun 1852 transferred to
88th Connaught Rangers Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#2872 Private.
Attestation date and place6 Nov 1846 Dublin.
Service/CampaignsEmbarked 4 Apr 1854 for the East (Crimea) returned 16 Jan 1856. 1 year 9 months.
Musters
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Alma. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty Roll: Wounded. Battle at the River Alma. 20 September 1855.
Suffers from the effects of gunshot wound beneath right Pectoralis Major Muscle with severe injury to the chest (exfoliation of bone) received at Alma also shell wound right outer ankle received Sep 8 1855 which has resulted in impaired action of that joint. The injuries I consider likely to interfere in a medium degree with the man’s earning his livelihood.
Regimental Courts MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place26 Jan 1857 Chatham ?
Length of Service9 years 332 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1647/86.
Post Discharge ResidenceColchester, Essex.
Pension DistrictJersey.
Pension Amount10d. per diem. Increased to 1/3½d. per diem 18 Jan 1881 for service EPF.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipYork.
Departure and Arrival8 Oct 1862 Portland; 31 Dec 1862 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Enrolled Guard 11 Nov 1880 to disbandment 31 Mar 1887.
Land Grant/Purchase12 Mar 1879 North Fremantle Loc. P25 1 acre (grant).
SubscriptionsGreenough Fire Fund 1864.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WANot applicable.