PERSONAL DETAILSPatrick REANY (Reaney)
Birth date and place12 Mar 1830 Claremorris, Mayo, Ireland.
Baptism date and placeArchdiocese of Tuam baptism records not extant prior to 1835.
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WASawyer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 7 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and place17 Nov 1860, Killedan, Mayo, Ireland.
SpouseCatherine (Kate) McGOWN.
ChildrenChildren born in Ireland between 1860 and 1864:
David, Ellen and Mary.
Thomas Patrick b. 1867 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Death date and place22 Jun 1889, Perth, Western Australia.
Burial date and place23 Jun 1889 East Perth Cemetery, RC Section, Western Australia.
Will and ProbateWill: 5 Mar 1887. Probate: 21 Dec 1894, Supreme Court of Western Australia.
[Cons 3403-1894-066].
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)95th (Derbyshire) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#2620 Private.
Attestation date and place8 Apr 1851 Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Service/CampaignsTurkey & Crimea 1 year 6 months.
Musters
PromotionsPrivate to Corporal 1 Aug 1855.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty 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 MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place11 Dec 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service4 years 248 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1666/131.
Post Discharge ResidenceTooley Street, London Bridge.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictDeptford (1855). 2nd Plymouth (1857). 2nd West London (1860). Galway (1860). Liverpool (1864).
Pension Amount1/- per diem. Increased to 1/3½d. on 18 Jan 1881 for service EPF.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipRacehorse.
Departure and Arrival26 May 1865 Portland; 10 Aug 1865 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled 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/Purchase26 Nov 1883 Perth Loc. E81 Claisebrook (grant).
SubscriptionsNone.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WANot applicable.