Birth date and Place: 15 Jan 1836 Knockhay (Knockea?), Limerick, Ireland.
Baptism date and Place:
Census Residences:
Occupations pre-WA: Labourer.
Physical Description: Height: 5’ 6”. Hair:dark brown. Eyes: grey. Complexion: sallow.
Marriage date and Place: 10 Jun 1857, St Michael’s Church, Limerick, Co. Limerick, Ireland.
Spouse: Catherine O’BRIEN.
Children: Thomas 1858 Limerick.
Mary Jane 1860 Limerick.
Catherine 1863 Perth.
John 1866 Perth.
Patrick 1867 Geraldton.
Margaret 1869 Geraldton.
Death date and Place: 07 Nov 1880, Geraldton, Western Australia.
Burial date and Place: 08 Nov 1880, Plot 113, St Francis Xavier Cemetery, Urch Street, Geraldton, Western Australia.
Will and Probate: Will: 06 Nov 1880. Probate: 12 Jan 1881, Supreme Court of Western Australia.
[Cons. 3403-1881-607].
Obituaries: West Australian 19 Nov 1880.
Regiment: 30th (1st Cambridgeshire) Regiment.
47th (The Lancashire) Regiment (transfer 01 Oct 1853).
33rd (Duke of Wellington’s) Regiment (transfer 01 Mar 1854).
Regiment No. and Rank: #3582 Private.
#2862 Private.
#3122 Private.
Attestation date and Place: 15 Jan 1853.
Service/Campaigns: Crimea.
Promotions: None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges: Crimea War Medal clasp for Alma. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical: Rendered unfit for service by permanent lameness and shortening of the right thigh after gunshot fracture of the femur received in action at the Crimea.
Regimental Courts Martial: None.
District Courts Martial: None.
General Courts Martial: None.
Discharge date and Place:
Length of Service:
12 Feb 1856 Chatham, England.
2 years, 29 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference: WO97/1498/75.
Post Discharge Residence: Not stated.
Post Discharge Pension District:
Pension Amount: 9d. per diem.
Patriotic Fund.
Ship: Lincelles.
Departure and Arrival: 05 Oct 1861 Portland; 28 Jan 1862 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation: Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Pound Keeper.
Greenough River Volunteers.
Land Grant/Purchase: 04 May 1874 Greenough Loc. G38 and G39. 40 acres, grant confirmed.
Newspaper articles and advertisements: Perth Gazette and Western Australian Times 03 Mar 1865.
Inquirer and Commercial News 17 Apr 1872, 23Sep 1874, 30 Sep 1874, 25 Jul 1875.
West Australian 25 Sep 1874.
Western Australian Times 03 Nov 1874.
Inquirer and Commercial News, The Fremantle Herald Sep 1874 to Sep 1875.