Malone, Edmond

Birth date and place29 Apr 1827 Kilkevin, Nock, Clare, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 8 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: light brown.
Marriage date and placeUnknown.
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Mary Anne b.1859 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Michael b.1861 Port Adelaide, South Australia.
William John b.1863 Port Adelaide, South Australia.
Rebecca b.1865 Port Lincoln, South Australia.
Margaret b.1867 Port Lincoln, South Australia.
Eva b.1870 Queenstown, South Australia.
Note: anomalies in number of children as passengers to South Australia [see newspaper references below].
Death date and place16 Oct 1888 Bowden, nr. Port Adelaide, South Australia.
Cause of Death: Accidental (see sidebar).
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices and ObituariesExpress & Telegraph (Adelaide) 17 Oct 1888.
Regiment(s)88th (Connaught Rangers) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#1831 Private.
Attestation date and place29 Apr 1844 Ennis, Clare.
Service/CampaignsWest Indies 1 year 11 days.
North America 1 year 1 day.
Embarked with service companies 10 Apr 1854 (Crimea).
Musters1851 Halifax, Nova Scotia [WO12-9060].
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty Roll: Slight wound. Minor actions at Sebastopol. 12 July 1855.
Disabled by contraction of ring and little fingers and stiffening of middle finger of left hand after wound of backs of fingers by a piece of shell while employed on a working party on 12th July in the trenches. Had abscess in palm of hand after the wound, and 4 pieces of bone came away, 2 from middle fingers and 2 from palm.
Unfit for further service.
Regimental Courts MartialImprisoned 26 Jan to 5 Mar 1851. Offence unknown.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place11 Dec 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service10 years 182 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1648/172.
Post Discharge ResidenceSligo.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictSligo 1855. Liverpool 1857. Western Australia 1858-Mar 1860. Adelaide 1860-1875+.
Pension Amount8d. per diem.  Increased to 12 d. per diem on 1 Jul 1884.
Patriotic Fund.
ShipLord Raglan.
Departure and Arrival05 Mar 1858 Plymouth; 01 Jun 1858 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesInquirer & Commercial News 28 Mar 1860 (see note above re children passengers).
SA Register 18 Apr 1860 (see note above re children passengers).
Express & Telegraph 2 Feb 1870 (Court hearing).
Express & Telegraph 17 Oct 1888 (see sidebar).
Departure from WAWaitemata dep. 25/26 Mar 1860, Fremantle; arr. 17 Apr 1860 Adelaide.