PERSONAL DETAILSMichael GIFFNEY aka GIFFENEY
Birth date and placec. 1816 Kilbride, Co. Wicklow, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 7½ ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: hazel. Hair: light brown.
Marriage date and place
Spouse
Children
Death date and place6 Jun 1891 Mount Eliza Depot, Perth, Western Australia.
Admitted to Mount Eliza from Williams 4 Dec 1884 [Erickson]. Admitted to Mount Eliza 14 Feb 1891 [Inquirer].
Cause of Death: Debility.
Burial date and placeJune 1891 East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices and ObituariesInquirer & Commercial News 15 Jul 1891.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)19th (1st Yorkshire North Ryding] Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#1103 Private.
Attestation date and place24 Jan 1838 Carlow, Co. Carlow.
Service/CampaignsMediterranean 5 years 3 months.
West Indies 2 years 4 months.
North America 3 years 2 months.
Turkey & Crimea 2 years 2 months.
Musters1841 Malta [WO12-3618].
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (£5 gratuity).
Three Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/MedicalNone.
Regimental Courts MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place22 Feb 1859 Chatham.
Length of Service21 years 30 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1452/129.
Post Discharge ResidenceWicklow, Co. Wicklow.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictLiverpool.
Pension Amount11d. per diem.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipSultana.
Departure and Arrival29 May 1859 Plymouth; 19 Aug 1859 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force ? [no record in Broomhall].
Land Grant/PurchaseNone.
SubscriptionsAlbany Church and School (1870).
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesThe Herald 28 May 1870.
Departure from WANot applicable.