PERSONAL DETAILSLewis FITZMAURICE
Birth date and placec.1827 Fermoy, Cork, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WASailor.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 9¼ ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: light blue. Hair: auburn.
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Death date and place17 Aug 1873 Military Barracks, Perth, Western Australia.
Cause of Death: Dysuria.
Burial date and place18 August 1873 East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)1st (Royal) Dragoons.
Regiment No. and Rank#985 Private.
Attestation date and place15 Aug 1846 Cork.
Service/CampaignsTurkey and the Crimea 10 months.
Probably rode in the Charge of the Heavy Brigade at Balaklava (Dutton p.45).
Musters
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasps Balaklava, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/MedicalDisabled by frost bite of both feet. Unfit for further military service.
Regimental Courts MartialAbsent without leave 11 – 17 Apr 1854.
Tried and sentenced 28 days imprisonment.
In confinement 18 Apr to 13 May 1854.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place11 Sep 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service8 years 360 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1284/12.
Post Discharge ResidenceNot stated.
Post Discharge Pension District1st North London.
Pension Amount6d. per diem. Increased to 9d. per diem 11 Aug 1857.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipNorwood.
Departure and Arrival13 Apr 1867 Portland; 13 Jul 1867 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone.
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Departure from WANot applicable.