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- Leary, Daniel
|PERSONAL DETAILS||Daniel LEARY|
Name variation: O’Leary?
|Birth date and place||c. 1818 St Barry’s, Cork, Cork, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences|
England, Wales & Scotland
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 8 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: light brown.|
|Marriage date and place||15 Aug 1872 R.C. Perth, Western Australia (as O’Leary).|
|Spouse||Mary O’KEEFE (widow of Michael O’Keefe).|
|Children||Nov 1880: One son and three daughters [Broomhall p.B166]. Possibly children of Michael & Mary O’Keefe.|
|Death date and place||9 May 1888 Murray Street, Perth, Western Australia.|
|Burial date and place||10 May 1888 East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|Death, Funeral Notices and Obituaries||West Australian 10 May 1888 (as O’Leary).|
|Regiment(s)||48th (Northamptonshire) Regiment. 12 Aug 1854 transferred to|
57th (West Middlesex) Regiment.
|Regiment No. and Rank||#1358 (48th) Private. #3165 (57th) Private.|
|Attestation date and place||7 Jun 1837 Salford, Lancashire.|
|Service/Campaigns||Gibraltar upwards 5 years.|
Corfu 1 year 7 months.
West Indies upwards 3 years.
Army in the East (Crimea) 7 months.
|Musters||1841 Gibraltar [WO12-5988].|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasps Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
|Casualty/Medical||Casualty Roll: Wounded. Second Battle of Inkermann. 05 November 1854.|
Left hand disabled by a gunshot wound of forearm. Forearm perforated near wrist. Wound received at Inkermann. Unfit for further service.
Embarked for England 20 Dec 1854 [WO100-31-60].
|Regimental Courts Martial||Tried for habitual drunkenness. Sentence loss of 1d. a day for 168 days. Deprived of Good Conduct Badge and pay.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Civil Court||Convicted and sentenced for Felony. Three months imprisonment from 18 Dec 1850 to 24 Mar 1851.|
|Discharge date and place||31 Jul 1855 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||4 years 129 days (forfeited 13 years 194 days for felony conviction).|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1563/138.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Not stated.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Sheffield 1855. SA 1865-1870.|
|Pension Amount||9d. per diem. Increased to 1/1½d. per diem 18 Jan 1881 service EPF.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||8 Oct 1862 Portland; 31 Dec 1862 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force. Discharged 1 Jul 1865.|
Enrolled Guard c. 1881.
|Land Grant/Purchase||21 Sep 1883 Perth Town Lot 31H (grant).|
|Subscriptions||Greenough Fire Fund 1864.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Perth Gazette 25 Aug 1865.|
Perth Gazette 23 Dec 1870.
West Australian 21 Oct 1887.
|Departure from WA||Harriet Hope dep. 23 Aug 1865 Fremantle; arr. 11 Sep 1865 Adelaide.|
Emily Smith dep. 26 Nov 1870 Adelaide; arr. 21 Dec 1870 Fremantle.