PERSONAL DETAILS Michael MACK
Birth date and place 1826-1834 Kells, Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland.
Note: birthdate discrepancies in Army records.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 6¹/8 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and place 29 Nov 1856 St. Canice Church, Kilkenny, Ireland.
Spouse Mary FOLEY.
Children Patrick b. 1857, Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland.
Catherine b. 1859, Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland.
Margaret b. 1864, Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland.
Death date and place 15 Aug 1894 Perth, Western Australia.
Burial date and place 16 Aug 1894 R.C. Section, East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.
Will and Probate None.
Death & Memorium Notices Daily News 15 Aug 1894.
West Australian 15 Aug 1899.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 19th (1st Yorkshire North Ryding) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #3378 Private.
Attestation date and place 11 Nov 1854 Carlow, Carlow.
Service/Campaigns Crimea 1 years 49 days.
Musters
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal. (See sidebar).
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/Medical Casualty Roll: Severe Wound. Final Attack on the Redan. 08 September 1855.
This man has received a musket ball wound in his left shoulder. The ball entered about an inch above the left clavicle and came out at the upper part of the scapula of that side passing through that bone. He is in consequence unable to bear the straps of his pack and is therefore recommended for this discharge.
Unfit for further service having received a flesh gunshot wound of left shoulder.
Regimental Courts Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 11 Nov 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service 2 years 2 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1453/98.
Post Discharge Residence Kilkenny.
Post Discharge Pension District Kilkenny.
Pension Amount 8d. per diem.
Increased to 1/1½d. per diem 4 Jun 1878 service EPF (subsequently suspended when re-entering EPF).
Increased to 1/2d. per diem 18 Jan 1881 further service EPF.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Corona.
Departure and Arrival 16 Oct 1866 Portsmouth; 22 Dec 1866 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Temporary Assistant Warder [Barker p.145].
Guard at Exhibition Building Bonded Store 1881 [Broomhall p.B173].
Assistant Gaoler 1884 (see newspaper article below).
Guard at Magazine 1885 [Broomhall p.B173].
Land Grant/Purchase 15 May 1881 Lot 146Y, Perth (grant). See sidebar.
Subscriptions
Misc. Newspaper Articles Inquirer & Commercial News 8 Oct 1884 (witness at Coronial Enquiry).
Departure from WA Not applicable.