PERSONAL DETAILS John GANLEY
Birth date and place c. 1820 Cloone, Leitrim, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height 5 ft. 7 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place
Spouse
Children
Death date and place 1878 Western Australia.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate None.
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
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].
Promotions None.
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.
Casualty/Medical None.
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
Ship Palmerston.
Departure and Arrival 10 Nov 1860 Portland; 11 Feb 1861 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Military Pensioner?
Not recorded as Enrolled Pensioner Force, Warder, Policeman or Convict; nor in any Western Australian biographical dictionary, database or newspaper.
Land Grant/Purchase
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Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA Not applicable.