PERSONAL DETAILSJohn TRACEY
Birth date and placec. 1835 Mallow, Cork, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 7½ ins. Complexion: freckled. Eyes: hazel. Hair: black.
Marriage date and place13 Feb 1858 Fermoy, Cork, Ireland.
SpouseAnne ROACHE.
ChildrenJohanna 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 place17 Nov 1893 Geraldton Hospital, Western Australia.
Cause of Death: Consumption.
Burial date and place19 Nov 1893 Midwest Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.
Military Funeral.
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices and ObituariesDaily 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 place2 Sep 1854 Cork, Cork.
Service/CampaignsCrimea.
Musters
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty 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 MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place1 Jan 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service1 year 122 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1450/176.
Post Discharge ResidenceFermoy.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictFermoy (1855). 1st Cork (1859).
Pension Amount8d. per diem.  Increased to 1/1½d. on 12 May 1874.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipNorwood.
Departure and Arrival16 Mar 1862 Portland; 09 Jun 1862 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled 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/Purchase1868 Greenough Loc. G44 20 acres (grant).
1868 Greenough Loc. G45 20 acres £10 (purchase).
SubscriptionsPensioners Benevolent Fund 1869.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WANo applicable.