BARR – Joseph 22nd Regiment

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Died on EMMA 1867

22nd Cheshire Regiment of Foot

 

NameBARR – Joseph
Regiment (s)22nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2093
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
20th August 1842 / 19 years 9 months / Liverpool Lancashire England
Tin Smith
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9½ in
Fresh / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 9 years 93 days
Malta – 3 years 101 days
Length of Service21 years 97 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 24th November 1863 / Malta (Place of Inquiry)
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Greenwich England
Pension Districts1863 Paisley
1865 Tilbury
1865-1867 Western Australia
Pension Paid11d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1865 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RACEHORSE 10th August 1865
Date/Place of Birth1822 / Port Glasgow Greenock Renfrew Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
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
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Perth Gazette and West Australian Times Friday 17 February 1865 page 2: Departure of the pensioners who were lost on the Emma from Fremantle on the Clarence Packet
The Perth Gazette and West Australian Times Friday 26th July 1867 – page 3 – “Emma”
The Perth Gazette and West Australian Times Friday 23rd August 1867 – page 3 – “Emma”
The Perth Gazette and West Australian Times Friday 30th August 1867 – page 2 – Emma
The West Australian Monday 22nd March 1886 – page 3 – Emma
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1867 At sea wreck of “Emma” off Dirk Hartog Island Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851 stationed at Dagshai, India (Joseph Barry 2093 22nd Ft)
1861 Stationed at Malta 2093
Joseph Barr was one of five pensioners who were sent to Roebuck Bay to find and bring to justice the killers of Messrs Harding, Panter and Goldwyer in 1865. They were returning to Fremantle on the Emma when it was lost with all hands in 1867 off Dirk Hartog Island.