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- McCarthy, Timothy
|PERSONAL DETAILS||Timothy McCARTHY|
Alias Timothy GOGGIN or GOGGINS
|Birth date and place||c. 1823 Mallow, Cork, Cork, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place||4 Apr 1824 Glanmire, Cork, Diocese of Cork & Ross – as Goggin (v. tentative) OR|
30 Apr 1830 Mallow, Cork, Diocese of Cloyne – as McCarthy (v. tentative).
|Civil Census Residences|
England, Wales & Scotland
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 5½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: dark brown.|
|Marriage date and place||29 Jul 1856 St Margaret’s Church, Cork City, Cork, Diocese of Cork & Ross.|
|Children||John b. 1857 Cork City, Cork, Ireland.|
Timothy b. 1859 (d.1862), Fremantle, Western Australia.
Theresa Mary b. 1861, Bunbury, Western Australia.
Harriet b. 1863, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Margaret b. 1866, Guildford, Western Australia.
Maryann b. 1868, Guiildford, Western Australia.
Alice b. 1870, Guildford, Western Australia.
Florence b. 1872 Perth, Western Australia.
Mary b. 1875 (d.1875), Perth, Western Australia.
|Death date and place||2 Jan 1908, 204 Wellington Street, Perth, Western Australia.|
Cause of Death: Dysentery and Exhaustion.
|Burial date and place||3 Jan 1908 Karrakatta Cemetery, RC Section BA0142, Western Australia .|
|Will and Probate||Will: 27 Jan 1906. Probate: 23 Jan 1908 Supreme Court of Western Australia.|
Assets: £2515 7s. 11d.
|Death Notices and Obituaries||West Australian 3 & 4 Jan 1908.|
Bunbury Herald 7 Jan 1908.
WA Record 11 Jan 1908.
|Regiment(s)||50th (The Queen’s Own) Regiment. 1 Oct 1841 transferred to|
94th Regiment of Foot. 1 Dec 1854 transferred to
18th (Royal Irish) Regiment.
|Regiment No. and Rank||#? (50th), #1705 (94th), #3341 (18th) Private.|
|Attestation date and place||25 May 1841 Cork, Cork.|
|Promotions||Private to Corporal 1 Apr 1855.|
Corporal to Sergeant 2 Apr 1855.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
One Good Conduct Badge.
|Casualty/Medical||Casualty Roll: Danger Wound. 1st Attack on the Redan. 18 June 1855.|
Permanently disabled by lameness of the right lower extremity from a musket shot in the thigh received in the assualt on the Redan on the 18th June. The bone has been severely injured. 46 days in hospital.
Unfit for further service.
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||15 Jan 1856 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||14 years 236 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1448/79.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Not stated.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||1st Cork.|
|Pension Amount||1/6d. per diem. Increased to 2/- per diem on 18 Jan 1881 for EPF.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||05 Mar 1858 Plymouth; 01 Jun 1858 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force to 1880.|
Enrolled Guard 11 Nov 1880 to disbandment 31 Mar 1887.
Storekeeper, Convict Establishment Commissariat Bunbury, Fremantle and Guildford.
In Charge of Fremantle Explosives Department.
Member of Volunteer Rifle Corps.
|Land Grant/Purchase||26 Nov 1883 Perth Lot V111 (grant).|
|Subscriptions||Pensioners’ Benevolant Fund 1858.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Inquirer & Commercial News 6 Apr 1887.|
|Departure from WA||Not applicable.|