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BROPHY – James 6th and 41st Regiment

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41st Regiment
6th Regiment


Name BROPHY – James
Regiment (s)6th and 41st Regiment
Regiment Number(s) 1226 / 1553
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
5th March 1839 / 22 years / Leeds Yorkshire England
Stuff Weaver
Description – Height
5 Ft 5¾ in
Dark / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – Lower Scinde and Afghanistan 3 years 11 months
Length of Service15 years 19 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 29th May 1854 / Templemore Tipperary Ireland
Campaign MedalsAfghanistan Medal
Intended Residence at
Not yet known
Pension Districts1854 Jersey
1855 Plymouth
1855 – 1860 Western Australia
1860 – 1875 2nd Manchester
Pension Paid7d per diem Temporary Pension 3 years to 23rd June 1857 extended annually to 1863 made permanent 23rd February 1864
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th April 1855 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ADELAIDE 18th July 1855
Date/Place of Birthc1817 Avolie Mount Mellick Queens County Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1860 to England
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge: Unfit for further service due to Chronic Catarrh.
British Army, Worldwide Index
1841 James Brophy 1553 location En route to India
1851 2 entries for James Brophy 1553
1st Cork Ireland and at sea 2nd Castlebar Ireland
Sometime in late 1859 or early 1860 James returned to the UK settling in Manchester. He does not turn up in the 1861 census and we have no idea why he chose to go to Manchester.