BARRY – John 4th and 25th Regiment

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Name BARRY – John
Regiment (s) 4th and 25th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1455 / 2458
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
29th May 1849 / 18 years / Cork Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
 5 ft 10 in
Sallow / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/Duration East Indies – 15 years
Length of Service 16 years 29 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 24th July 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign Medals None
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Cork Ireland
Pension Districts 1855 Cork
1857 Birmingham
March 1857 2nd Plymouth
Pension Paid 8d 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 Birth 1821 St Barry’s Cork Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism 6th March 1821 St Finbarr’s Cork City Cork Ireland
Father
Date/Place of Birth
BARRY Richard
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
GATHLEY Cath
Not yet known
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
POTTER Mary
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage 13th January 1856 St Mary’s (RC) Cork and Ross Diocese Cork Ireland
Children by 1st Wife Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Not applicable
Occupation after
Arrival
Did not arrive in Western Australia (died during voyage)
Newspaper Articles None found
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial 14th April 1857 died at sea aboard Clara in transit to Western Australia / presumably buried at sea
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or Probate None known
Further Information It is not known what happened to John Barry’s wife (Mary) after his death during the voyage of the Clara to Western Australia. It is likely that she returned to Ireland, but this is not yet known. The same applies to any children: it is not yet known whether there were any children.