|PERSONAL DETAILS||Edward ROCHE (Roach)|
|Birth date and place||22 Oct 1828 Belmullet, Mayo, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place||Diocese of Killala. Baptisms not extant prior to 1841.|
|Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
|Occupations pre-WA||Farm Servant.|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 5½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: blue. Hair: brown.|
|Marriage date and place||16 Feb 1858 Belmullet, Mayo, Ireland.|
Birth dates and places unknown.
|Death date and place||31 Aug 1893 John Street, Perth?, Western Australia.|
|Burial date and place||2 Sep 1893 East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.
|Will and Probate||None.|
|Death Notices and Obituaries||West Australian 2 Sep 1893.|
|Regiment(s)||6th (The Royal 1st Warwickshire) Regiment. 1 Oct 1849 transferred to
34th (Cumberland) Regiment.
|Regiment No. and Rank||#2501 (6th) #3064 (34th) Private.|
|Attestation date and place||22 Apr 1846 Athlone, Roscommon (under-age).|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
|Casualty/Medical||Casualty Roll: Severe Wound. The Assault on the Quarries. 7 June 1855.
Disabled by loss by amputation of middle and ring fingers of right hand after wound by musket ball on 7th June at the attack on the Quarries.
Unfit for further service [Chatham Decber 6th 1855].
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||1 Jan 1856 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||9 years 72 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1502/76.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Belmullet, Mayo.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Sligo.|
|Pension Amount||8d. per diem. Increased to 1/0½d. per diem on 4 Jun 1878 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. Discharged 1878.
|Land Grant/Purchase||15 May 1881 Perth Lot Y141 (grant).|
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