PERSONAL DETAILS John McMAHON
Birth date and place c. 1833 Grain, Tipperary, Limerick, Ireland.
Baptism date and place 31 Aug 1833 St Michael’s, Limerick City, Limerick, Ireland (tentative).
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 6¾ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: red.
Marriage date and place 1856 Limerick, Ireland (tentative).
Spouse Johanna CONNOR.
Name variations: Conner, O’Conner, O’Connor.
Children Bridget b. 1858 Castleconnell, Limerick, Ireland.
Patrick b. 1860 (d.1860), Fremantle, Western Australia.
Patrick b. 1861, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Ellen b. 1863 (d.1863), Perth, Western Australia.
Maryann b. 1864, Perth, Western Australia.
Margaret b. 1866, Perth, Western Australia.
Elizabeth b. 1871, Northam, Western Australia.
Death date and place 16 Jan 1922 Farm House, Southern Brook, Meckering, near Northam, Western Australia.
Cause of Death: Cancer.
Burial date and place January 1922, R.C. Cemetery, Northam, Western Australia.
Will and Probate Will: 15 Dec 1919. Probate: 15 Mar 1922 Supreme Court of Western Australia.
[Cons 3403-1922-134].
Death Notices and Obituaries Northam Courier 20 Jan 1922.
Toodyay Herald 21 Jan 1922.
West Australian 28 Jan 1922.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 47th (The Lancashire) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #2793 Private.
Attestation date and place 19 Nov 1852 Limerick, Limerick.
Service/Campaigns Malta, Turkey & Eastern Campaign (Crimea) 1 year.
Musters
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Note: original medals are held in the Army Museum of Western Australia, Artillery Barracks, Burt Street, Fremantle.
Casualty/Medical Casualty Roll: Severe Wound. Second Battle of Inkermann. 05 November 1854.
Rendered unfit for further service from contraction of left foot resulting from deep ulcer of calf of the leg. Also from gun shot wound of right shoulder, received at Inkermann.
Unfit for further service.
Regimental Courts Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 29 Jan 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service 3 years 72 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1536/122.
Post Discharge Residence Limerick.
Post Discharge Pension District Limerick.
Pension Amount 9d. per diem. Increased to 1/3d. per diem on 18 Jul 1875 for EPF.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Sultana.
Departure and Arrival 29 May 1859 Plymouth; 19 Aug 1859 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Farmer.
Land Grant/Purchase 12 Apr 1875 Suburban Section Northam Locations 41 & 44 (13.0.32 acres) and 42 & 43 (10.2.0.acres).
Subscriptions
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA Not applicable.
Passmore Veterans (Western Mail 27 Nov 1909)

King’s Birthday Review 1909:
John McMahon is possibly seated second from the right