- Veterans Index
- D – F
- Farthy, John
|PERSONAL DETAILS||John FARTHY|
|Birth date and place||c. 1833 Ireland (tentative).|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 9 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: light blue. Hair: dark brown. Face: full. Build: very stout.|
Distinguishing marks: D on left side.
|Marriage date and place||(1) 9 Jun 1880 Christ Church, North Adelaide, South Australia.|
(2) 5 Sep 1885 St Augustine Church, Port Augusta, South Australia.
|Spouse||(1) Sarah SUMMERS (widow of George EVENS).|
(2) Ann Louisa NEWTON (widow of Mr MARONSEN).
|Death date and place|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||9th (East Norfolk) Regiment.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#3467 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||c. 1854.|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
|Regimental Courts Martial||One conviction, details unknown [PCom2-40-5902].|
|District Courts Martial||Camp Sebastopol [HO86-007].|
Trial: 15 Dec 1854. Disobedience & Insubordination.
Sentenced: 50 lashes, 25 remitted.
|General Courts Martial||Kingston CW (Canada West) [WO90-3].|
Trial: 30 Jun 1857. Desertion. Losing necessaries (making away with certain articles of his Regimental clothing etc.) [PCom2-40-5902].
Sentenced: Four years penal servitude. Branded D.
|Prison and Register #||30 Jun 1857 Kingston Penitentiary, 4 months.|
18 Oct to 5 Nov 1857 on board ship Valean (?) to England, 18 days.
5 Nov 1857 to 19 Oct 1858 Millbank Prison #5902, 11 months 14 days.
19 Oct 1858 to 20 May 1859 Portland Prison #8462, 7 months.
20 May 1859 to 19 Aug 1859 Convict Ship Sultana, 82 days passage from Plymouth.
19 Aug 1859 Fremantle Prison #5450.
|Chelsea Pension Reference||Not eligible.|
Parchment Certificate issued 13 Nov 1857 in Millbank Prison.
|Post Discharge Residence||Western Australia.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||29 May 1859 Plymouth; 19 Aug 1859 Fremantle.|
Stonemason (1880 South Australia).
|WA Convict #||5450.|
|Dates and Details|
|7 Apr 1860: Threatening life of policeman, Bunbury. 6 months.|
22 Sep 1860: Foods under false pretences, York. 1 month.
|WA Ticket of Leave||15 Feb 1860.|
|WA Certificate of Freedom||–|
|WA Conditional Pardon||–|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Inquirer & Commercial News 12 Mar 1862.|
SA Weekly Chronicle 29 Mar 1862.
|Departure from WA||Dep. 8 Mar 1862; Arr. 25 Mar 1862 aboard Strathallen to Adelaide, SA.|