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
Occupations pre-WA Weaver.
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].
Promotions None.
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.
Patriotic Fund.
Ship York.
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.