PERSONAL DETAILSJames FINNEGAN aka FINIGAN
Birth date and place24 Apr 1830 St Nicholas, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WAHarness Maker.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 6¼ ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: brown. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place20 Apr 1871 Perth, Western Australia.
SpouseCatherine KILUN, KILLEEN, KILIEN.
ChildrenMichael & Patrick (twins) 10 Feb 1872 Perth, Western Australia.
Margaret Mary Kate 1874 Perth, Western Australia.
Notes: Michael & Patrick recorded with Catherine Killeen as mother but ‘John’ as father.
Margaret Mary Kate born six months after death of father James.
Death date and place23 Dec 1873 Perth, Western Australia.
Cause of Death: Hepatic Abscess.
Burial date and placeEast Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)9th East Norfolk Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#2920 Private.
Attestation date and place24 Jan 1848 Dublin.
Service/CampaignsMalta 8 months.
Crimea 1 month OR 1 year (see anomaly in Sidebar).
Musters
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/MedicalLabours under pain in the back with wasting of the left gluteal muscle accompanied by some atrophy and loss of power of the low extremities caused by being struck during an explosion of the magazine in the Crimea [Redan] in 1855.  He experiences considerable pain from the pressure of his belt etc.
Regimental Courts MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place27 Oct 1856 Limerick ?
Length of Service8 years 187 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1414/18.
Post Discharge ResidenceDublin.
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.
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Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WANot applicable.