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- Ganley, John
|PERSONAL DETAILS||John GANLEY|
|Birth date and place||c. 1820 Cloone, Leitrim, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences|
|Physical Description||Height 5 ft. 7 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.|
|Marriage date and place|
|Death date and place||1878 Western Australia.|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||68th (Durham) Light Infantry Regiment.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#1356 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||26 Feb 1838 Boyle, Roscommon.|
|Service/Campaigns||West Indies 2 years 4 months.|
North America 2 years 10 months.
Malta 3 years 5 months.
Turkey & Crimea 1 year 9 months.
|Musters||1841 Jamaica [WO12-7654].|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
[Crimean War Medals are in the Perth, Western Australia Museum collection].
Three Good Conduct Badges.
|Regimental Courts Martial||Tried by a Regimental Court Martial at ? Town, Jamaica on the 21st November 1839 for “habitual drunkenness”. Convicted & sentenced to 30 days imprisonment with hard labour “inflicted”.|
Imprisoned previous to trial 18 Nov 1839 to 21 Nov 1839.
Tried and imprisoned 22 Nov 1839 to 21 Dec 1839.
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||28 Jun 1859 Fermoy.|
|Length of Service||21 years 89 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1595/1.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Clune (Cloone) Co. Leitrim, Ireland.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Roscommon.|
|Pension Amount||11d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||10 Nov 1860 Portland; 11 Feb 1861 Fremantle.|
Not recorded as Enrolled Pensioner Force, Warder, Policeman or Convict; nor in any Western Australian biographical dictionary, database or newspaper.
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA||Not applicable.|