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- Reardon, Michael
|PERSONAL DETAILS||Michael REARDON|
|Birth date and place||c. 1822 St Marys, Cork, Cork, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences|
England, Wales & Scotland
|Albany Barracks, Parkhurst, Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England.|
See Musters below (1851, 1861).
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 11¾ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.|
|Marriage date and place|
|Death date and place||10 Aug 1869 Fremantle, Western Australia.|
|Burial date and place||Aug 1869 Skinner Street Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia.|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||67th (South Hampshire) Regiment. 1 Mar 1851 transferred to|
65th (2nd Yorkshsire, North Riding) Regiment. 1 Mar 1854 transferred to
1st Battalion, 1st (Royal) Regiment.
|Regiment No. and Rank||#2444 (67th) #2985 (65th) #3287 (1st) Private.|
|Attestation date and place||18 Jul 1844 Westminster, Middlesex.|
|Service/Campaigns||Gibraltar 3 years 55 days.|
Turkey & Crimea 2 years 61 days.
East Indies 6 years 350 days.
|Musters||1851 Isle of Wight [WO12-7589].|
1861 Trimulgherry, East Indies [WO12-1931].
|Promotions & Reductions||Private to Corporal 1 May 1850.|
Corporal to Private 27 Nov 1852.
Private to Corporal 3 May 1855.
Corporal to Private 8 Sep 1855.
Private to Corporal 5 Apr 1861.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol.|
Two Good Conduct Badges.
|Regimental Courts Martial||Absent 4 to 6 Nov 1845. Guard Room 7 to 9 Nov 1845. Tried & Sentenced 28 days. Imprisonment 10 Nov to 6 Dec 1845. (67th Regiment).|
In arrest 24 Nov 1852. Tried & Sentenced on 27 Nov 1852. Reduced to Private and deprived of Good Conduct Badge & 1d. from 28 Nov 1852 (65th Regiment).
Confined 5 April 1854. Tried & Sentence on 6 Apr 1854. 20 days imprisonment with hard labour. Imprisonment 5 Apr to 21 Apr 1854. (1st Regiment).
Confined 8 Sept 1855. Tried & Sentenced on 15 Sep 1855. Reduced to the rank of Private and deprived of 1d. a day for 30 days. In confinement 8 Sep to 15 Sep 1855 (1st Regiment).
Seven times entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||10 Oct 1865 Camp Colchester.|
|Length of Service||21 years 12 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1385/183.|
|Post Discharge Residence||London.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||1st North London, 1st Glasgow (1865). 1st York, Newcatle (1867).|
|Pension Amount||1/1½d. per diem.|
10 Aug 1869 – £46 10s. 2½d. due to deceased.
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||12 Oct 1867 London; 9 Jan 1868 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||None.|
|Departure from WA||Not applicable.|