PERSONAL DETAILSRichard IRELAND
Birth date and place16 Apr 1818 Paradise, Painswick, Stroudwater, Gloucestershire, England.
Baptism date and placeSt Mary’s Parish Church, Painswick, Gloucestershire, England.
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: dark. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and place
Spouse
Children
Death date and place24 Sep 1888 Perth, Western Australia.
Burial date and place25 Sep 1888, East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia. Church of England Section.
Will and ProbateOrder 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 ObituariesInquirer & Commercial News 26 Sep 1888.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)63rd (West Suffolk) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#1407 Private.
Attestation date and place2 Aug 1839 Gloucester, Gloucestershire.
Service/CampaignsThe East Indies 7 years 7 months.
The Crimea 1 year 10 months.
Halifax, Nova Scotia 3 years 11 months.
Musters1841 Moulmein, East Indies [WO12-7273].
Promotions & ReductionsPrivate to Corporal 17 Mar 1848.
Corporal to Private 5 Jun 1848.
Private to Corporal 1 Nov 1857.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasps Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Four Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/MedicalSuffers from Chronic Rheumatism, the result of long service in various climates and not aggravated by vice or intemperance. Unfit for further service.
Regimental Courts MartialOnce entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
District Courts MartialImprisoned 25 May to 4 Jun 1848. Offence unknown.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place14 Aug 1860 Chatham.
Length of Service21 years 4 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1581/195.
Post Discharge ResidenceBristol, England.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictBristol 1860. 2nd Manchester 1860.
Pension Amount1/1½d. per diem. Increased to 1/6d. per diem 4 Jun 1878 for service EPF.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipClyde. 
Departure and Arrival15 Mar 1863 Plymouth; 29 May 1863 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled 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/Purchase10 Nov 1884 Perth Town Lot H27 (grant).
SubscriptionsNone.
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesInquirer & Commercial News 16 Sep 1868 (indecent assault).
Departure from WANot applicable.