|PERSONAL DETAILS||Matthew TIERNEY (Tearney)|
|Birth date and place||c. 1817 St Marks, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
|See Muster below (1851).|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 7½ ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: brown. Hair: brown.|
|Marriage date and place|
|Death date and place||21 Oct 1876 Fremantle Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Cause of Death: Gunshot wound in the left jaw. Accidental death (Inquest).
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|Death Notices and Obituaries||Inquirer & Commercial News 2 & 4 Oct 1876.
Western Australian Times 3 & 27 Oct 1876.
Inquirer & Commercial News 1 Nov 1876.
|Regiment(s)||57th (West Middlesex) Regiment.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#954 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||8 Nov 1837 Walton, Stafford.|
|Service/Campaigns||East Indies 7 years 9 months.
Corfu 1 year 6 months.
Crimea 1 year 3 months.
|Musters||1851 Dublin, Ireland [WO12-6673].|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasps Inkermann, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Four Good Conduct Badges.
|Regimental Courts Martial||Tried on 20 Aug 1849 & Sentenced 42 days imprisonment with hard labour and forfeited 1d. a day for 6 months.
Imprisoned 20 Aug 1849 to 29 Sep 1849.
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||12 Jun 1860 Cork.|
|Length of Service||22 years 167 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1564/138.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Baggot Street, Dublin.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||1st Cork (1860). 2nd Manchester (1861).|
|Pension Amount||1/0½d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||8 Oct 1862 Portland; 31 Dec 1862 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA||Not applicable.|