|PERSONAL DETAILS||Patrick REANY (Reaney)|
|Birth date and place||12 Mar 1830 Claremorris, Mayo, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place||Archdiocese of Tuam baptism records not extant prior to 1835.|
|Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 7 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: dark brown.|
|Marriage date and place||17 Nov 1860, Killedan, Mayo, Ireland.|
|Spouse||Catherine (Kate) McGOWN.|
|Children||Children born in Ireland between 1860 and 1864:
David, Ellen and Mary.
Thomas Patrick b. 1867 Fremantle, Western Australia.
|Death date and place||22 Jun 1889, Perth, Western Australia.|
|Burial date and place||23 Jun 1889 East Perth Cemetery, RC Section, Western Australia.|
|Will and Probate||Will: 5 Mar 1887. Probate: 21 Dec 1894, Supreme Court of Western Australia.
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||95th (Derbyshire) Regiment.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#2620 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||8 Apr 1851 Portsmouth, Hampshire.|
|Service/Campaigns||Turkey & Crimea 1 year 6 months.|
|Promotions||Private to Corporal 1 Aug 1855.|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
|Casualty/Medical||Casualty Roll: Slight Wound. Minor actions at Sebastopol 19 August 1855.
Disabled by loss by amputation of middle finger of left hand after wound from piece of shell in the advanced trenches near to the Quarries before Sebastopol. The fragment of shell shatted the phalanges of middle finger and fractured the 1st phalanx of fore finger; the ring and fore finger are stiff.
Unfit for further service [Chatham Novbr 10th 1855].
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||11 Dec 1855 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||4 years 248 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1666/131.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Tooley Street, London Bridge.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Deptford (1855). 2nd Plymouth (1857). 2nd West London (1860). Galway (1860). Liverpool (1864).|
|Pension Amount||1/- per diem. Increased to 1/3½d. on 18 Jan 1881 for service EPF.
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||26 May 1865 Portland; 10 Aug 1865 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Enrolled Guard (Fremantle) 11 Nov 1880, resigned 15 Dec 1881.
Assistant Warder, Convict Establishment 1866 to 1872 [Barker p.177 see sidebar].
Fremantle Explosives Magazine (1881).
|Land Grant/Purchase||26 Nov 1883 Perth Loc. E81 Claisebrook (grant).|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA||Not applicable.|