PERSONAL DETAILS Peter GALLAGHER
Birth date and place 18 Dec 1833 Ardrahan, Gort, Galway, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 6½ ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: blue. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and place 1 Jan 1859 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Spouse Maria TAYLOR.
Children No children.
Death date and place 24 May 1871 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Burial date and place 25 May 1871 Skinner Street Cemetery (RC), Fremantle, Western Australia
(headstone at Carrington Street Cemetery).
Will and Probate Will: 30 Nov 1869. Probate: 28 Dec 1872, Supreme Court of Western Australia.
[Cons 3403-1872-425].
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 3rd (East Kent, The Buffs) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #2811 Private.
Attestation date and place 18 Aug 1851 Escrick Park, Yorkshire.
Service/Campaigns Malta 6 months.
Greece 6 months.
Crimea 5 months.
Musters
Promotions Private to Corporal 1 Jul 1854.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical Casualty 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 Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 15 Jan 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service 4 years 29 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1391/76.
Post Discharge Residence Not stated.
Post Discharge Pension District Halifax (1856). Ennis (1857).
Pension Amount 1/- per diem.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Edwin Fox. 
Departure and Arrival 26 Aug 1858 Plymouth; 20 Nov 1858 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase 1861 Cockburn Sound Loc. 127, 6 acres [M S James & Erickson].
Subscriptions Greenough Fire Fund 1864.
Misc. Newspaper Articles Perth Gazette 29 Jan 1864.
Departure from WA Not applicable.