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- Sullivan, John
|PERSONAL DETAILS||John SULLIVAN|
|Birth date and place||c. 1826 Buttevant, Cork, Cork, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences|
England, Wales & Scotland
|See Musters below (1851, 1861).|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 7½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown|
Face: oval. Figure: proportionate. General Appearance: healthy.
|Marriage date and place||Single on arrival in Western Australia.|
|Death date and place||1878 Victoria ? Indistinguishable.|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||45th (Nottinghamshire) Regiment. 1 Apr 1850 transferred to|
15th (Yorkshire East Riding) Regiment. 1 Mar 1854 transferred to
33rd (Duke of Wellington’s) Regiment. 1 Sep 1861 transferred to
15th (Yorkshire East Riding) Regiment.
|Regiment No. and Rank||#? (45th). #3296/3156 (15th). #3081 (33rd). #817 (15th) Private.|
|Attestation date and place||19 Jan 1850 Cork, Cork.|
8 May 1861 re-engaged at Fermoy.
|Service/Campaigns||Malta 1 month.|
Constantinople 5 months.
America 4 years 4 months.
Crimea & Turkey 1 year 10 months.
East Indies 4 years 11 months.
Mauritius 3 months.
|Musters||1851 Sheerness Depot [WO12-3268].|
1861 Fermoy [WO12-4849].
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal,|
Three Good Conduct Badges.
|Casualty/Medical||Loss of portion of little finger right hand. His other fingers disabled.|
Not caused by vice or intemperance. Injured on Fatigue Duty.
Can earn his livelihood to a certain degree.
|Regimental Courts Martial||15th Regiment: Tried & Imprisoned 1 Apr to 4 Sep 1850.|
33rd Regiment: Tried & Imprisoned for Disobedience of Orders 11 Mar to 9 Apr 1854.
33rd Regiment: Tried & Imprisoned 20 Nov to 19 Dec 1855.
Three times entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||17 Jul 1866 Netley.|
|Length of Service||16 years 61 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1439/120.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Mallow, County Cork.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||2nd Cork & 2nd West London (1866). 2nd North London (1867). Fremantle 1867- Jun 1868).|
Adelaide & Melbourne (1868). Melbourne (to 1878).
|Pension Amount||10d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||13 Apr 1867 Portland; 13 Jul 1867 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA||c. 1868 to Adelaide and Melbourne; vessel unknown.|