BENSON – Michael 34th Regiment

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Name BENSON – Michael
Regiment (s) 34th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1496
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
10th December 1838 / 21 years 2 months /Templemore Tipperary Ireland
Gardener
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
6 Ft 1 in
Fresh / Blue / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/Duration Mediterranean – 3 year 8 months
Length of Service 10 years 307 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 13th November 1849 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign Medals None
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts 1849 1st Dublin
1851 Tilbury Fort
1853-1897 Western Australian
Pension Paid 6d per diem – Temporary for 2 years 6 months until 6th June 1852
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
13th March 1851 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PYRENEES 28th June 1851
Date/Place of Birth 25th September 1816 Lanesborough Longford Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism 29th September 1816 Cashel Longford Ireland
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Death
BENSON Samuel
c1788 Rathmore Meath Ireland
13th July 1856 Summerhill Meath Ireland
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
McINERNY Mary nee ALLEN
Not yet known
31st March 1815 St. Mary’s Limerick Limerick Ireland
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
BOURKE Margaret
c1810 Kilkenny Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage Not yet known
Children by 1st Wife Thomas B c1837 Ireland
Samuel B c1838 Not yet known
M DONOVAN Bridget 2nd November 1866 St. Patrick’s Adelaide South Australia
D 7th June 1931 Helmsdale South Australia
Richard or Samuel B c1839 Not yet known
William B c1841 Kent England
M MATHERS Mary Ann 1873 Sydney New South Wales
D 14th July 1910 Leedervile Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
John B January 1849 Dublin Ireland
M FINLAY Mary Ann 31st December 1870 Trinity Congregational Church Perth Western Australia
D 6th March 1924 Perth Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Mary Jane B c1851 Not yet known
M McMAHON Michael 1870 Perth Western Australia
D 22nd June 1885 Wellington Hotel Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Michael James B 1853 Western Australia
M McCAFFREY Mary Ann Sarah 1886 Perth Western Australia
D 26th September 1930 Belmont Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
BOURKE John
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 Articles Not yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial 5th November 1897 Forrest Avenue Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
19th January 1902 Victoria Park Western Australia
Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or Probate None known
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