PERSONAL DETAILSDenis McGRATH
Birth date and place29 May 1832 North Cork, Cork, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 9½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and placeSingle (Broomhall p.B189).
SpouseNone.
ChildrenNone.
Death date and place1895 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 place28 May 1849 Cork, Cork.
7 Jun 1860 Poona, re-engaged for 11 years.
Service/CampaignsCorfu 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
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasps Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
New Zealand Medal.
Four Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/MedicalNone.
Regimental Courts MartialNone.
Ten times recorded in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place25 Jun 1872 Kinsale.
Length of Service22 years 29 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/3035/23.
Post Discharge ResidenceLiverpool.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictLiverpool (1872). Greenwich (1873). Cork (1882).
Pension Amount12½d. per diem.  Increased to 1/3d. before  Jun 1882 [WO22-216, Cork].
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipNaval Brigade. 
Departure and Arrival31 Oct 1873 Woolwich; 19 Feb 1874 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
11 Nov 1880 Enrolled Guard, stationed at Fremantle..
11 Jan 1881 resigned from Enrolled Guard.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
SubscriptionsNone.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WADeparted Western Australia c. 1881/82 to Cork, Ireland (possibly in New Zealand during 1881).