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- Murphy, Joseph
|PERSONAL DETAILS||Joseph MURPHY|
|Birth date and place||c. 1832 Ireland.|
Note: Father, Thomas Murphy residing in Johns Lane, Dublin c. 1855/56.
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 8 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown. Face: oval. Build: middling stout.|
Distinguishing marks: M.B. and flowers left arm, ring third finger left hand.
|Marriage date and place||Single on arrival in Western Australia. No marriage found in WA.|
|Death date and place|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||12th (Prince of Wales’s Royal) Lancers.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#??71 Private.|
|Attestation date and place|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
|Regimental Courts Martial||One conviction for drunkenness.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||Camp before Sebastopol [WO93-3-24].|
Trial: 18 Aug 1855. Desertion. Insubordination. Mutinous Language.
Sentenced: 14 years transportation.
|Prison and Register #||Camp before Sebastopol and|
On board ship to England 1 month 28 days.
6 Oct 1855 to 7 Jun 1856 Millbank Prison #1499 8 months .
7 Jun 1856 to March 1857 Portland Prison #6144.
19 Mar 1857 to 3 Jul 1857 on board convict ship Clara 106 days passage from London.
3 Jul 1857 Fremantle Prison #4271.
|Chelsea Pension Reference||Not eligible.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Western Australia.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||19 Mar 1857 London; 3 Jul 1857 Fremantle.|
20 Nov 1857 Public Works, Mt Eliza Convict Depot [Acc 1156-R19].
30 Apr 1859 employed by Bishop Salvado, Toodyay [Acc 1156-R6].
Jun 1860 working on own account as Tailor [Acc 1156-R6].
|WA Convict #||4271.|
|Dates and Details|
[Acc 1156-R6] See sidebar.
|5 Nov 1859 Out after hours. Fined.|
12 Jan 1860 Drunkenness. Fine 5 shillings.
|WA Ticket of Leave||18 Mar 1859.|
|WA Certificate of Freedom||–|
|WA Conditional Pardon||13 Jul 1861.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA||Left for Melbourne 5 Apr 1872 vessel unknown [Erickson (Bond p. 398)].|