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).
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 11¾ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place
Spouse
Children
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
ARMED FORCES
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.
Casualty/Medical None.
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
Ship Hougoumont. 
Departure and Arrival 12 Oct 1867 London; 9 Jan 1868 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None in Western Australia.
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles None.
Departure from WA Not applicable.