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- O’Connor, John
|PERSONAL DETAILS||John O’CONNOR (O’CONNER)|
|Birth date and place||c. 1822 St Finbars, Cork, Cork, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences|
England, Wales & Scotland
|Barracks, Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England (1851).|
See also Muster below (1851).
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 9¼ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: blue. Hair: light brown.|
|Marriage date and place||15 Apr 1850 Cathedral Parish Church, Manchester, Lancashire (1851).|
|Spouse||Elizabeth HUMPHREYS (Humphries).|
|Children||John James* b. 1849, Manchester, Lancashire.|
Frances Mary* b. 1851 Limerick, Ireland.
Charles b. 1858 (d.1859), Fremantle, Western Australia.
Mary Ann b. 1860, Perth, Western Australia.
* John James and Frances Mary were baptised at St Michael’s, Limerick on the same day: 22 Sep 1851.
|Death date and place||4 Jul 1860 Fremantle, Western Australia.|
|Burial date and place||July 1860 Skinner Street Cemetery, Fremantle (assumed).|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||4th (Royal Irish) Dragoon Guards.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#873 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||7 Apr 1846 Cork, Cork.|
|Service/Campaigns||Turkey & Crimea 2 years 1 month.|
|Musters||1851 Birmingham [WO12-267].|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasps Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
Two Good Conduct Badges.
|Casualty/Medical||Ruptured on the right side since he entered the service – occasioned when on mounted duty in the Crimea.|
Unfit for further service.
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||6 Jan 1857 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||10 years 275 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1295/44.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Not stated.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Unknown.|
|Pension Amount||8d. per diem for three years.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||05 Mar 1858 Plymouth; 01 Jun 1858 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
Assistant Warder (see sidebar).
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA||Not applicable.|