PERSONAL DETAILS Patrick NOLAN (NOWLAN)
Birth date and place c. 1825 Crookstown, Ballitore, Kildare, Ireland.
Baptism date and place 23 Jan 1825 Athy, Laois & Kildare, Ireland (tentative).
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Infantry Barracks, Regent Road, Salford, Manchester, Lancashire, England (1851).
Occupations pre-WA Servant.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 8 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place after March 1851.
Spouse Ellen ?
Children None.
Death date and place 6 Apr 1884 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Cause of Death: Injured spine. Death under the influence of liquor (Coroner’s Inquest).
Burial date and place
Will and Probate Letters of Administration: 30 Jul 1884. Probate: 31 Jul 1884 Supreme Court of Western Australia.
[Cons. 3458-1884-42].
Death Notices and Obituaries Daily News 8 Apr 1884.
Inquirer & Commercial News 16 Apr 1884.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 28th (North Gloucestershire) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #2026 Private.
Attestation date and place 15 Jul 1843 Dublin, Dublin.
Service/Campaigns East Indies 4 years 1 month.
Turkey & Crimea 2 years 1 month.
Malta 2 years 6 months.
Musters
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical None.
Regimental Courts Martial Absent without Leave 12 to 22 Dec 1852.
Tried and sentenced to 28 days imprisonment with hard labor.
In confinement 22 Dec 1852 to 24 Jan 1853.
29 times entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 3 Jan 1865 Fermoy.
Length of Service 21 years 129 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1487/122.
Post Discharge Residence Waterford ….. [undecipherable].
Post Discharge Pension District Waterford (1865). 2nd Liverpool (1865).
Pension Amount 8d. per diem. Increased to 1/2d. per diem on 18 Jan 1881 for service EPF.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Corona
Departure and Arrival 16 Oct 1866 Portsmouth; 22 Dec 1866 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase 3 Nov 1869 Lot 637 Grey Street, Fremantle for £6 (purchased at public auction).
3 Jun 1872 Lot 602 Fremantle for £6 (purchased at public auction).
15 Sep 1884 Lot P18 Cockburn Sound 22 acres (grant). Title issued to Ellen Nowlan widow, no children.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA Not applicable.