PERSONAL DETAILSPatrick RYAN
Birth date and place1 Mar 1825 Thurles, Tipperary, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WAGroom.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 4¾ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: sandy.
Face: small. Figure: slight. General Appearance: healthy.
Marriage date and placeSingle in Western Australia.
Spouse
Children
Death date and place1 Feb 1894 Royal Kilmainham Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
Burial date and placeFeb 1894 Kilmainham Hospital Cemetery, Dublin ?
Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)46th (South Devonshire) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#1716 Private.
Attestation date and place1 Sep 1842 Templemore, Tipparary (under-age).
Service/CampaignsThe Crimea 1 year 7 months.
Corfu 2 years 4 months.
India 5 years 6 months.
Musters1851 Hull [WO12-5841].
1861 Jullandur, East Indies [WO12-5851].
Promotions & ReductionsPrivate to Corporal 26 Aug 1849.
Corp to Private 29 Jul 1850.
Private to Corporal 30 Jan 1855.
Corporal to Sergeant 14 Oct 1855.
Sergeant to Private 11 Mar 1856.
Private to Corporal 1 Apr 1860.
Corporal to Sergeant 6 Dec 1860.
Sergeant to Private 14 Apr 1863.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Two Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/MedicalWorn out. Served upward of 21 years as a soldier.
Cross cupped under both clavicles.
Long service and viscissitudes of climate have rendered him unfit for the duties of a soldier.
He may earn a livelihood [Netley 4-5-64].
Regimental Courts MartialTried and reduced to Private 29 Jul 1850 (offence not stated].
Tried and reduced to Private 11 Mar 1856 (offence not stated).
Tried, reduced to Private and imprisoned 14 Apr to 22 Apr 1863 (drunkenness).
Ten times entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place24 May 1864 Netley.
Length of Service21 years 76 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1534/62.
Post Discharge ResidenceLiverpool.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictKilkenny (1864). Melbourne (Jul 1870). Kilkenny (1871). Clonmel (1874). Limerick (1875). Cork (1876).
Pension Amount10d. per diem.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipCorona.
Departure and Arrival16 Oct 1866 Portsmouth; 22 Dec 1866 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
SubscriptionsNone.
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 29 Apr 1870.
Ship
Departure from WA
Eliza Blanche.
26 Apr 1870 Fremantle; 9 May 1870 Adelaide.
1870 Dep. Adelaide for Melbourne, vessel & date unknown.
1871 Dep. Melbourne for Ireland, vessel & date unknown.