|PERSONAL DETAILS||John MOLLOY|
|Birth date and Place:||1819/1820 Gibraltar, Andalusia, Spain.|
|Baptism date and Place:||12 Oct 1820, Woolwich [RA22 p.4 Army Chaplain’s Records] (tentative).|
|Census Residences:||See Muster below (1841).|
|Physical Description:||Height: 5’ 6½”. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: blue. Hair: dark brown.|
|Marriage date and Place:|
|Children:||Thomas George Anstruther b. 1852 Toronto, Ontario, Canada.|
John b. 1856, Manchester, Lancashire, England (tentative).
Catherine (Kate) b. 1857, Manchester, Lancashire (tentative).
|Death date and Place:||21 Apr 1882 Perth, Western Australia.|
Cause of death: Fever.
|Burial date and Place:||22 Apr 1882 RC Section, East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.|
|Will and Probate:||Intestate. Probate 22 Aug 1885, Supreme Court of Western Australia following Letters of Administration.|
|Obituaries:||Inquirer and Commercial News 26 Apr 1882.|
|Regiment:||23rd (Royal Welch Fusiliers) Regiment.|
|Regiment No. and Rank:||#1316 Private|
|Attestation date and Place:||09 Mar 1838 Dublin, Ireland.|
|Service/Campaigns:||Canada 11 years 1 month.|
Turkey and Crimea 1 year 1 month.
East Indies 1 year 1 month.
|Musters:||1841 Depot, Chester & Carlisle [WO12-3992].|
|Promotions:||Private to Corporal 17 Jul 1851|
Corporal to Private 29 Aug 1851.
Private to Corporal 01 Feb 1860.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges:||Crimea War Medal clasp Alma. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
Four Good Conduct Badges.
|Regimental Courts Martial:||Tried and imprisoned 15 days 13 Aug to 28 Aug 1851 (offence not stated).|
|District Courts Martial:||12 Apr 1838 Desertion. Convicted and sentenced to eight weeks imprisonment and marked D.|
Sentence then remitted four weeks.
|District Courts Martial|
Perth Western Australia:
[see WO97 page 4]
|25 Jul 1876 Drunk when on duty as gaol guard, Perth, Western Australia. Convicted and sentenced to be imprisoned for 84 days and fined one pound.|
Pension to be suspended. Wife received half pension while he was in prison.
|General Courts Martial:||None.|
|Discharge date and Place:|
Length of service:
|06 Jan 1861 Chatham, England.|
21 years, 33 days.
|Chelsea Pension Reference:||WO97/1470/95.|
|Post Discharge Residence:||Athlone, Ireland.|
|Post Discharge Pension District:||Athlone. Pension paid Perth to 30 Sep 1878. South Australia to 31 Mar 1880.|
|Pension Amount:||1/0½d. per diem. Increased to 1/6½d. per diem 4 Jun 1878 for service EPF.|
6d. per diem paid by Colonial Secretary 1 Apr to 30 Sep 1878.
|ARRIVAL and LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival:||16 Mar 1862 Portland; 09 Jun 1862 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation:||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase:||26 Nov 1883 Perth Loc. E78 (grant – title to wife).|
|Subscriptions||Greenough Fire Fund 1864.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Western Australian Times 20 Oct 1874.|
|Departure from WA||Left for South Australia 1878; Returned to Perth, Western Australia 1880.|