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BLANEY – Thomas Royal Artillery Coastal Brigade

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Royal Artillery Badge
NameBLANEY – Thomas
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery Coastal Brigade
Regiment Number (s) 1175
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
28th August 1845 / 18 years / Dartree Lodge Armagh Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 10 in
Fair / Light brown / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationBermuda – 4 years 8 months
Length of Service21 years 29 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner / 6th November 1866 / Dungeness Kent England
Campaign Medals None
Intended Residence at
Dungannon Tyrone Ireland
Pension Districts1866 Armagh
1867 Leeds
1867 Tilbury Fort
1868 Western Australia
1869 Calcutta
1870 Demerara No payment crossed out
Pension Paid10d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
12th October 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HOUGOUMONT 9th January 1868
Date/Place of Birthc1827 Clonfeacle Dunggannon (sic) Tyrone 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 WifeMary
B 1839 Stafford, Wolverhampton, England
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from
Western Australia
1869 for India
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Will or Probatenone
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index;
1851 Thomas Blaney 1175 location Bermuda
1861 Thomas Blaney 1175 location Woolwich
1861 Census RG 09/551/48/36 Thomas Blaney and his wife Mary are living at No 1 Martello Tower Folkstone Kent. Thomas is still gunner with the Coastal division of the Royal Artillery, he was born Dungannon, Ireland. His wife Mary age 22 was born Stafford, Wolverhampton.