PERSONAL DETAILS John TRACEY
Birth date and place c. 1835 Mallow, Cork, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 7½ ins. Complexion: freckled. Eyes: hazel. Hair: black.
Marriage date and place 13 Feb 1858 Fermoy, Cork, Ireland.
Spouse Anne ROACHE.
Children Johanna b. 1859, Fermoy, Cork, Ireland.
Catherine b. 1861 (d.1863), Fermoy, Cork, Ireland.
Mary Ann b. 1863, Western Australia.
David b. 1866, Geraldton, Western Australia.
Bridget b. 1869, Geraldton, Western Australia.
John b. 1871, Geraldton, Western Australia.
Thomas Francis b. 1873, Geraldton, Western Australia.
Agnes b. 1876 Geraldton, Western Australia.
Helena b. 1879 Geraldton, Western Australia.
Death date and place 17 Nov 1893 Geraldton Hospital, Western Australia.
Cause of Death: Consumption.
Burial date and place 19 Nov 1893 Midwest Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.
Military Funeral.
Will and Probate None.
Death Notices and Obituaries Daily News 20 Nov 1893.
Southern Times 21 Nov 1893.
Inquirer & Commercial News 24 Nov 1893.
Victorian Express 24 Nov 1893.
West Australian 28 Nov 1893.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #3232 Private.
Attestation date and place 2 Sep 1854 Cork, Cork.
Service/Campaigns Crimea.
Musters
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical Casualty Roll: Severe wound. Minor actions at Sebastopol. 13 July 1855.
Disabled by loss by amputation of fore and middle fingers and partial contraction of limb after wound by fragments of shell in ? on 13th July in the trenches.  Unfit for further service.
Regimental Courts Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 1 Jan 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service 1 year 122 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1450/176.
Post Discharge Residence Fermoy.
Post Discharge Pension District Fermoy (1855). 1st Cork (1859).
Pension Amount 8d. per diem.  Increased to 1/1½d. on 12 May 1874.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Norwood.
Departure and Arrival 16 Mar 1862 Portland; 09 Jun 1862 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Temporary Assistant Warder [Barker p.204].
Warder Geraldton Gaol [Barker p.204].
Private, Geraldton Rifle Volunteer Corps. Enlisted 1 Oct 1876 to 1880.
Land Grant/Purchase 1868 Greenough Loc. G44 20 acres (grant).
1868 Greenough Loc. G45 20 acres £10 (purchase).
Subscriptions Pensioners Benevolent Fund 1869.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA No applicable.