Gallagher, Peter

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Birth date and place18 Dec 1833 Ardrahan, Gort, Galway, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 6½ ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: blue. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and place1 Jan 1859 Fremantle, Western Australia.
SpouseMaria TAYLOR.
ChildrenNo children.
Death date and place24 May 1871 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Burial date and place25 May 1871 Skinner Street Cemetery (RC), Fremantle, Western Australia
(headstone at Carrington Street Cemetery).
Will and ProbateWill: 30 Nov 1869. Probate: 28 Dec 1872, Supreme Court of Western Australia.
[Cons 3403-1872-425].
Death Notices and Obituaries
Regiment(s)3rd (East Kent, The Buffs) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#2811 Private.
Attestation date and place18 Aug 1851 Escrick Park, Yorkshire.
Service/CampaignsMalta 6 months.
Greece 6 months.
Crimea 5 months.
PromotionsPrivate to Corporal 1 Jul 1854.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty Roll: Severe Wound. Minor actions at Sebastopol. 25 August 1855.
Disabled by loss by amputation of nearly the whole of the ring finger and the 2 last phalanges of little finger of left hand after wound by a fragment of shell received on 25th August [1855] in the advanced trench. The same fragment of shell also fractured the fore and middle fingers and produced a lacerated wound of the back of the hand. Unfit for further service.
Regimental Courts MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place15 Jan 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service4 years 29 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1391/76.
Post Discharge ResidenceNot stated.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictHalifax (1856). Ennis (1857).
Pension Amount1/- per diem.
Patriotic Fund.
ShipEdwin Fox. 
Departure and Arrival26 Aug 1858 Plymouth; 20 Nov 1858 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase1861 Cockburn Sound Loc. 127, 6 acres [M S James & Erickson].
SubscriptionsGreenough Fire Fund 1864.
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 29 Jan 1864.
Departure from WANot applicable.