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- Ireland, Richard
|PERSONAL DETAILS||Richard IRELAND|
|Birth date and place||16 Apr 1818 Paradise, Painswick, Stroudwater, Gloucestershire, England.|
|Baptism date and place||St Mary’s Parish Church, Painswick, Gloucestershire, England.|
|Civil Census Residences|
England, Wales & Scotland
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: dark. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark brown.|
|Marriage date and place|
|Death date and place||24 Sep 1888 Perth, Western Australia.|
|Burial date and place||25 Sep 1888, East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia. Church of England Section.|
|Will and Probate||Order to Administer Estate and Effects. Probate in the Supreme Court of Victoria.|
[File No. 45/352. VPRS 28/PO Unit 568 & VPRS 28/P2 Unit 309].
Notice to Creditors 10 Oct to 25 Sep 1888.
|Death Notices and Obituaries||Inquirer & Commercial News 26 Sep 1888.|
|Regiment(s)||63rd (West Suffolk) Regiment.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#1407 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||2 Aug 1839 Gloucester, Gloucestershire.|
|Service/Campaigns||The East Indies 7 years 7 months.|
The Crimea 1 year 10 months.
Halifax, Nova Scotia 3 years 11 months.
|Musters||1841 Moulmein, East Indies [WO12-7273].|
|Promotions & Reductions||Private to Corporal 17 Mar 1848.|
Corporal to Private 5 Jun 1848.
Private to Corporal 1 Nov 1857.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
Four Good Conduct Badges.
|Casualty/Medical||Suffers from Chronic Rheumatism, the result of long service in various climates and not aggravated by vice or intemperance. Unfit for further service.|
|Regimental Courts Martial||Once entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.|
|District Courts Martial||Imprisoned 25 May to 4 Jun 1848. Offence unknown.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||14 Aug 1860 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||21 years 4 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1581/195.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Bristol, England.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Bristol 1860. 2nd Manchester 1860.|
|Pension Amount||1/1½d. per diem. Increased to 1/6d. per diem 4 Jun 1878 for service EPF.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||15 Mar 1863 Plymouth; 29 May 1863 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force. 1874 Transferred from 1st Perth District to 2nd Perth District.|
Temporary Assistant Warder Fremantle Nov 1867 to Jan 1868, Perth Feb to Jun 1868 [Barker p.110].
|Land Grant/Purchase||10 Nov 1884 Perth Town Lot H27 (grant).|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Inquirer & Commercial News 16 Sep 1868 (indecent assault).|
|Departure from WA||Not applicable.|