PERSONAL DETAILSJohn McMAHON
Birth date and placec. 1827 Renamia, New Market, Clare, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 8¾ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: blue. Hair: sandy.
Marriage date and place
Spouse
Children
Death date and place18 Jul 1864 Western Australia.
Burial date and place
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)41st (The Welch) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#2445 Private.
Attestation date and place17 May 1848 Buttevant, Cork.
Service/CampaignsIonian Islands 1 year 11 months.
Malta 1 year 1 month.
Turkey 5 months.
Crimea 1 year 2 months.
Musters1851 Cork, Ireland & at sea [WO12/5447].
Promotions & ReductionsPrivate to Corporal 2 Jul 1850.
Corporal to Private 25 Aug 1854.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimean Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty Roll: Severe wound. Final attack on the Redan. 8 September 1855.
This man received a grapeshot wound of the left arm, high up, shattering the bone, in action on 8th Sept 1855. He has very little use of the arm now. The bone was not broken across but it was grazed by the shot and a fracture has exfoliated. Partial fracture of the humerus. Unfit for further service.
Regimental Courts MartialTried 24 Aug 1852 Zante for being drunk in barracks. Sentence – reduction to Private.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place18 Nov 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service8 years 186 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1517/167.
Post Discharge ResidenceRhineana, Nr. Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co. Clare.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictEnnis (1857).
Pension Amount8d. per diem.
Lloyds Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipNorwood.
Departure and Arrival16 Mar 1862 Portland; 09 Jun 1862 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
SubscriptionsGreenough Fire Fund 1864.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WANot applicable.