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
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: dark. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and place
Spouse
Children
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.
ARMED FORCES
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
Ship Clyde. 
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).
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles Inquirer & Commercial News 16 Sep 1868 (indecent assault).
Departure from WA Not applicable.