PERSONAL DETAILS Denis McGRATH
Birth date and place 29 May 1832 North Cork, Cork, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 9½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place Single (Broomhall p.B189).
Spouse None.
Children None.
Death date and place 1895 Q1 Cork, Cork, Ireland (tentative).
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 47th (The Lancashire) Regiment.  1 Mar 1852 transferred to
57th (West Middlesex) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #2319 Private.
Attestation date and place 28 May 1849 Cork, Cork.
7 Jun 1860 Poona, re-engaged for 11 years.
Service/Campaigns Corfu 1 year 6 months.
Crimea 9 months.
Malta 3 years 1 month.
East Indies 2 years 7 months.
New Zealand 6 years 7 months.
Musters
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasps Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
New Zealand Medal.
Four Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/Medical None.
Regimental Courts Martial None.
Ten times recorded in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 25 Jun 1872 Kinsale.
Length of Service 22 years 29 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/3035/23.
Post Discharge Residence Liverpool.
Post Discharge Pension District Liverpool (1872). Greenwich (1873). Cork (1882).
Pension Amount 12½d. per diem.  Increased to 1/3d. before  Jun 1882 [WO22-216, Cork].
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Naval Brigade. 
Departure and Arrival 31 Oct 1873 Woolwich; 19 Feb 1874 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
11 Nov 1880 Enrolled Guard, stationed at Fremantle..
11 Jan 1881 resigned from Enrolled Guard.
Land Grant/Purchase None in Western Australia.
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA Departed Western Australia c. 1881/82 to Cork, Ireland (possibly in New Zealand during 1881).