PERSONAL DETAILSMichael MACK
Birth date and place1826-1834 Kells, Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland.
Note: birthdate discrepancies in Army records.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 6¹/8 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and place29 Nov 1856 St. Canice Church, Kilkenny, Ireland.
SpouseMary FOLEY.
ChildrenPatrick b. 1857, Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland.
Catherine b. 1859, Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland.
Margaret b. 1864, Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland.
Death date and place15 Aug 1894 Perth, Western Australia.
Burial date and place16 Aug 1894 R.C. Section, East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.
Will and ProbateNone.
Death & Memorium NoticesDaily 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 place11 Nov 1854 Carlow, Carlow.
Service/CampaignsCrimea 1 years 49 days.
Musters
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal. (See sidebar).
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty 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 MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place11 Nov 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service2 years 2 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1453/98.
Post Discharge ResidenceKilkenny.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictKilkenny.
Pension Amount8d. 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
ShipCorona.
Departure and Arrival16 Oct 1866 Portsmouth; 22 Dec 1866 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled 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/Purchase15 May 1881 Lot 146Y, Perth (grant). See sidebar.
Subscriptions
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesInquirer & Commercial News 8 Oct 1884 (witness at Coronial Enquiry).
Departure from WANot applicable.