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- McMahon, John
|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
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 6¾ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: red.|
|Marriage date and place||1856 Limerick, Ireland (tentative).|
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.|
|Death Notices and Obituaries||Northam Courier 20 Jan 1922.|
Toodyay Herald 21 Jan 1922.
West Australian 28 Jan 1922.
|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.|
|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.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||29 May 1859 Plymouth; 19 Aug 1859 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||12 Apr 1875 Suburban Section Northam Locations 41 & 44 (13.0.32 acres) and 42 & 43 (10.2.0.acres).|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA||Not applicable.|