Lynch, Peter

Birth date and placec. 1819 Castle Blackeney, Galway, Ireland.
Baptism date and place6 Aug 1822 Tuam, Galway, Ireland (tentative).
Civil Census ResidencesSee Musters below (1841, 1851).
32 Adlington Street, Liverpool, Lancashire, England (1861).
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Dock Labourer (1861).
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 10¼ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: brown. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and placeIreland.
SpouseWinifred WHELAN (Waylin).
ChildrenJames 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 place20 Oct 1886 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Burial date and place
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices and Obituaries
Regiment(s)77th (East Middlesex) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#1189 Private.
Attestation date and place31 Dec 1838 Galway.
Service/CampaignsMediterranean, Turkey & Crimea 4 years 4 months.
West Indies & North America 5 years 2 months.
Australia & East Indies 1 year 8 months.
Musters1841 Malta [WO12-8278].
1851 Newport, Monmouth, Wales [WO12-8287].
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (£5 gratuity).
Casualty/MedicalCasualty Roll: Slight Wound. Explosion of French Magazine. 15 November 1855.
Regimental Courts MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place14 Feb 1860 Chatham.
Length of Service21 years 46 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1617/91.
Post Discharge ResidenceGort, Galway.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictEnnis (1860). Liverpool (1861).
Pension Amount9d. per diem.  Increased to 1/3d. per diem on 18 Jan 1881 for service in EPF.
Patriotic Fund.
Departure and Arrival16 Mar 1862 Portland; 09 Jun 1862 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Enrolled Guard. Posted to Fremantle 28 Nov 1881. Dismissed 30 Jan 1885.
Land Grant/Purchase5 Aug 1884 Fremantle Town Lot P93 (grant).
SubscriptionsLancashire Relief Fund 1863.
Greenough Fire Fund 1864.
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian 26 Mar 1885.
Departure from WANot applicable.