- Veterans Index
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- McGrath, Denis
|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
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 9½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.|
|Marriage date and place||Single (Broomhall p.B189).|
|Death date and place||1895 Q1 Cork, Cork, Ireland (tentative).|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|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.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasps Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
New Zealand Medal.
Four Good Conduct Badges.
|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|
|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.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA||Departed Western Australia c. 1881/82 to Cork, Ireland (possibly in New Zealand during 1881).|