|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
|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.|
|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.
|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.|
|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.
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|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.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Inquirer & Commercial News 8 Oct 1884 (witness at Coronial Enquiry).|
|Departure from WA||Not applicable.|