PERSONAL DETAILS Michael GIFFNEY aka GIFFENEY
Birth date and place c. 1816 Kilbride, Co. Wicklow, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 7½ ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: hazel. Hair: light brown.
Marriage date and place
Spouse
Children
Death date and place 6 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 place June 1891 East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.
Will and Probate None.
Death Notices and Obituaries Inquirer & Commercial News 15 Jul 1891.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 19th (1st Yorkshire North Ryding] Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #1103 Private.
Attestation date and place 24 Jan 1838 Carlow, Co. Carlow.
Service/Campaigns Mediterranean 5 years 3 months.
West Indies 2 years 4 months.
North America 3 years 2 months.
Turkey & Crimea 2 years 2 months.
Musters 1841 Malta [WO12-3618].
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (£5 gratuity).
Three Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/Medical None.
Regimental Courts Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 22 Feb 1859 Chatham.
Length of Service 21 years 30 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1452/129.
Post Discharge Residence Wicklow, Co. Wicklow.
Post Discharge Pension District Liverpool.
Pension Amount 11d. per diem.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Sultana.
Departure and Arrival 29 May 1859 Plymouth; 19 Aug 1859 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force ? [no record in Broomhall].
Land Grant/Purchase None.
Subscriptions Albany Church and School (1870).
Misc. Newspaper Articles The Herald 28 May 1870.
Departure from WA Not applicable.