PERSONAL DETAILS Peter LYNCH
Birth date and place c. 1819 Castle Blackeney, Galway, Ireland.
Baptism date and place 6 Aug 1822 Tuam, Galway, Ireland (tentative).
Civil Census Residences See Musters below (1841, 1851).
32 Adlington Street, Liverpool, Lancashire, England (1861).
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Dock Labourer (1861).
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 10¼ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: brown. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place Ireland.
Spouse Winifred WHELAN (Waylin).
Children James b. 1860, Kinvara, Galway, Ireland.
Premature Male b. 1862 (d. 1862 at sea on ‘Norwood’ en route to Western Australia).
William b. 1863, Perth, Western Australia.
Unnamed Female b. ? (deceased before 1905).
Patrick b. 1866, Perth, Western Australia.
Death date and place 20 Oct 1886 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate None.
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 77th (East Middlesex) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #1189 Private.
Attestation date and place 31 Dec 1838 Galway.
Service/Campaigns Mediterranean, Turkey & Crimea 4 years 4 months.
West Indies & North America 5 years 2 months.
Australia & East Indies 1 year 8 months.
Musters 1841 Malta [WO12-8278].
1851 Newport, Monmouth, Wales [WO12-8287].
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (£5 gratuity).
Casualty/Medical Casualty Roll: Slight Wound. Explosion of French Magazine. 15 November 1855.
Regimental Courts Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 14 Feb 1860 Chatham.
Length of Service 21 years 46 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1617/91.
Post Discharge Residence Gort, Galway.
Post Discharge Pension District Ennis (1860). Liverpool (1861).
Pension Amount 9d. per diem.  Increased to 1/3d. per diem on 18 Jan 1881 for service in EPF.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Norwood.
Departure and Arrival 16 Mar 1862 Portland; 09 Jun 1862 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Enrolled Guard. Posted to Fremantle 28 Nov 1881. Dismissed 30 Jan 1885.
Land Grant/Purchase 5 Aug 1884 Fremantle Town Lot P93 (grant).
Subscriptions Lancashire Relief Fund 1863.
Greenough Fire Fund 1864.
Misc. Newspaper Articles West Australian 26 Mar 1885.
Departure from WA Not applicable.