|PERSONAL DETAILS||William HANLEY|
|Birth date and place||8 Aug 1836 Borrisoleigh, Tipperary, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences|
England, Wales & Scotland
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 5¼ Ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: gray. Hair: light brown.|
|Marriage date and place|
Surgeon Superintendants’ Journal, Merchantman
Folio 50 (see sidebar).
Bicentennial Dictionary p. 1346 [Erickson].
|Richard, Ireland or England.|
Michael, Ireland or England.
Mary, Ireland or England.
Catherine, Ireland or England.
Patrick 1866, Fremantle, Western Australia.
|Death date and place||28 Aug 1886 Adelaide, South Australia (tentative).|
|Burial date and place||30 Aug 1886 Catholic Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia (tentative).|
|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries||Adelaide Evening Journal 30 Aug 1886 (tentative).|
Adelaide Express & Telegraph 30 Aug 1886 (tentative).
|Regiment(s)||55th (Westmoreland) Regiment.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#3116 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||9 Feb 1854 Templemore, Tipperary.|
|Service/Campaigns||Turkey & Crimea 2 years (from 24 May 1854).|
Mediterranean 4 months.
|Promotions||Private to Corporal 24 Jan 1856.|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
|Casualty/Medical||Casualty Roll: Slight Wound. Minor actions at Sebastopol. 04 August 1855.|
The use of the left leg is so impaired, from the effect of a sloughing ? of a scrophulous nature for which he has been under treatment since July 29th as to render him unfit for military duty. He received a severe wound in the other portion of the same thigh from a portion of a shell when on duty in the trenches August 4th 55.
Unfit for further service having received flesh lacterated shell wound of the left thigh and having ?-? open into left groin.
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||27 Jan 1857 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||2 years 173 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1558/38.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Not stated.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Kilkenny.|
South Australia 1867 to Mar 1879 [WO22-227, 252/3].
|Pension Amount||6d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||1 Jul 1864 Portland; 12 Sep 1864 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Perth Gazette 7 Dec 1886.|
Adelaide Express & Telegraph 21 Dec 1866 (see sidebar).
|Departure from WA||Sea Ripple. Dep. 6 Dec 1866 Fremantle; arr. 20 Dec 1866 Adelaide.|
Note: Wife Mary Hanley and five children only recorded in newspapers.