PERSONAL DETAILSPatrick NOLAN (NOWLAN)
Birth date and placec. 1825 Crookstown, Ballitore, Kildare, Ireland.
Baptism date and place23 Jan 1825 Athy, Laois & Kildare, Ireland (tentative).
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Infantry Barracks, Regent Road, Salford, Manchester, Lancashire, England (1851).
Occupations pre-WAServant.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 8 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and placeafter March 1851.
SpouseEllen ?
ChildrenNone.
Death date and place6 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 ProbateLetters of Administration: 30 Jul 1884. Probate: 31 Jul 1884 Supreme Court of Western Australia.
[Cons. 3458-1884-42].
Death Notices and ObituariesDaily 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 place15 Jul 1843 Dublin, Dublin.
Service/CampaignsEast Indies 4 years 1 month.
Turkey & Crimea 2 years 1 month.
Malta 2 years 6 months.
Musters
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/MedicalNone.
Regimental Courts MartialAbsent 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 MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place3 Jan 1865 Fermoy.
Length of Service21 years 129 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1487/122.
Post Discharge ResidenceWaterford ….. [undecipherable].
Post Discharge Pension DistrictWaterford (1865). 2nd Liverpool (1865).
Pension Amount8d. per diem. Increased to 1/2d. per diem on 18 Jan 1881 for service EPF.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipCorona
Departure and Arrival16 Oct 1866 Portsmouth; 22 Dec 1866 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase3 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 WANot applicable.