BOX – Thomas 31st and 57th Regiment

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NameBOX – Thomas
Regiment (s)31st and 57th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2802 – 31st Regiment
3138 – 57th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
7th December 1846 / 17 years 4 months / Dublin Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6 in
Fresh / Grey / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCorfu Ionian Islands – 1 year 7 months
With expeditionary Army in East (Crimea) – 7 months
Length of Service7 years 352 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 24th July 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimean War Medal with Alma and Balaclava clasps
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not Stated
Pension Districts1855 2nd Dublin
1857 Carlisle
1862-1879 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
1878 Increased to 1/0½d per diem for service in Enrolled Force Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
6th October 1861 Portland England via Cape of Good Hope
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LINCELLES 28th January 1862
Date/Place of Birth1829 St. Nicholas Dublin Ireland
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
BALF Bridget Delia
c1822 Longford Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage3rd October 1849 St. Peter’s Athlone Westmeath Ireland
Children by 1st WifeMary B c1851 Dublin Ireland
D 27th June 1862 Fremantle Western Australia
Sarah B c1857 Dublin Ireland
William H.  B c1861 Whitehaven Cumbria England
Mary Jane B c1863 Western Australia
M O’BYRNE Patrick 1884 Fremantle Western Australia
D 28th June 1941 Claremont Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Thomas B 1865 Western Australia
D 11th March 1919 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Louisa Delia B 1870 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1893 Western Australia
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 ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Sailed to Singapore 1867 on board “Norman”.  Returned to Western Australia at later date
Date/Place of Death/Burial6th March 1879 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
16th April 1884 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information