PERSONAL DETAILS Lewis FITZMAURICE
Birth date and place c.1827 Fermoy, Cork, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WA Sailor.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 9¼ ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: light blue. Hair: auburn.
Marriage date and place
Spouse
Children
Death date and place 17 Aug 1873 Military Barracks, Perth, Western Australia.
Cause of Death: Dysuria.
Burial date and place 18 August 1873 East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.
Will and Probate None.
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 1st (Royal) Dragoons.
Regiment No. and Rank #985 Private.
Attestation date and place 15 Aug 1846 Cork.
Service/Campaigns Turkey and the Crimea 10 months.
Probably rode in the Charge of the Heavy Brigade at Balaklava (Dutton p.45).
Musters
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasps Balaklava, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical Disabled by frost bite of both feet. Unfit for further military service.
Regimental Courts Martial Absent without leave 11 – 17 Apr 1854.
Tried and sentenced 28 days imprisonment.
In confinement 18 Apr to 13 May 1854.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 11 Sep 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service 8 years 360 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1284/12.
Post Discharge Residence Not stated.
Post Discharge Pension District 1st North London.
Pension Amount 6d. per diem. Increased to 9d. per diem 11 Aug 1857.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Norwood.
Departure and Arrival 13 Apr 1867 Portland; 13 Jul 1867 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None.
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Departure from WA Not applicable.