|PERSONAL DETAILS||Richard HOURIGAN|
|Birth date and place||14 May 1820 Latten, Tippperary, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 9½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: blue. Hair: light brown.|
|Marriage date and place|
|Death date and place||25 Oct 1894 New Town, Hobart, Tasmania.|
|Burial date and place||27 October 1894 Hobart Public Cemetery, Tasmania.|
|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||3rd (Kings Own) Light Dragoons Regiment. 10 Mar 1855 transferred to
4th (Queens Own) Light Dragoons Regiment.
|Regiment No. and Rank||#528 Private.
|Attestation date and place||14 Oct 1836 Limerick, Limerick.|
|Service/Campaigns||East Indies 13 years 6 months.
Army in East, Turkey & Crimea 10 months. Landed in Crimea 1 Jun 1855 [WO100-24-209].
|Musters||1841 Karnaul, Bengal [WO12-589].|
|Promotions||Private to Corporal 22 Dec 1845.
Corporal to Sergeant 1 Feb 1848.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Sutlej Medal Moodkee (exergue) clasps Ferozeshuhur & Sobraon.
Punjab Medal clasps Goojerat & Chilianwala.
Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
|Casualty/Medical||Wounded at Ferozeshuhur.|
|Regimental Courts Martial||11 Feb 1858 and sentenced to be reduced from sergeant to the rank and pay of a private dragoon. Sentence remitted.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||10 Jun 1862 Cahir.|
|Length of Service||24 years 28 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1288/21.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Wood House Farm, Cahirconlish, Limerick.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Limerick.
1867 Adelaide, South Australia.
1874 Perth, Western Australia.
|Pension Amount||2/- per diem. Increased to 2/2½d. per diem 18 Jan 1881 for service EPF.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
Left Limerick, Ireland 1867 for Adelaide, SA. Jan 1874 arrived in Perth, WA.
|Departure and Arrival||Arr. March 1864 (tentative).|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Special Constable (see sidebar).
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Fremantle Herald 15 Jan 1881.
Adelaide Evening Journal 21 Sep 1881.
South Australian Police Gazette 28 Sep 1881.
|Departure from WA||Rob Roy dep. 11 Jan 1881 Fremantle for Adelaide.|