PERSONAL DETAILSJohn GANLEY
Birth date and placec. 1820 Cloone, Leitrim, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight 5 ft. 7 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place
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Children
Death date and place1878 Western Australia.
Burial date and place
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)68th (Durham) Light Infantry Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#1356 Private.
Attestation date and place26 Feb 1838 Boyle, Roscommon.
Service/CampaignsWest Indies 2 years 4 months.
North America 2 years 10 months.
Malta 3 years 5 months.
Turkey & Crimea 1 year 9 months.
Musters1841 Jamaica [WO12-7654].
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea 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/MedicalNone.
Regimental Courts MartialTried 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 MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place28 Jun 1859 Fermoy.
Length of Service21 years 89 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1595/1.
Post Discharge ResidenceClune (Cloone) Co. Leitrim, Ireland.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictRoscommon.
Pension Amount11d. per diem.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipPalmerston.
Departure and Arrival10 Nov 1860 Portland; 11 Feb 1861 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationMilitary 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 WANot applicable.