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BARRY – John 4th and 25th Regiment

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NameBARRY – John
Regiment (s)4th and 25th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1455 / 2458
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
29th May 1839 / 18 years / Cork Ireland
Description – Height
 5 ft 10 in
Sallow / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 15 years
Length of Service16 years 29 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 24th July 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Cork Ireland
Pension Districts1855 Cork
1857 Birmingham
March 1857 2nd Plymouth
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
19th March 1857 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLARA 3rd July 1857
Date/Place of Birth1821 St Barry’s Cork Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism6th March 1821 St Finbarr’s Cork City Cork Ireland
Date/Place of Birth
BARRY Richard
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage13th January 1856 St Mary’s (RC) Cork and Ross Diocese Cork Ireland
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Not applicable
Occupation after
Did not arrive in Western Australia (died during voyage)
Newspaper ArticlesNone found
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial14th April 1857 died at sea aboard Clara in transit to Western Australia / presumably buried at sea
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 John Barry 1455 Private 4th Foot Location Bellary Madras
1851 John Barry 2458/4F 1455 Private 25th foot Location Bangalore India
Discharge due to chronic rheumatism and syphilis
It is not known what happened to John Barry’s wife (Mary) after his death during the voyage of the Clara to Western Australia.