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BUCKLEY – Laurence / Lawrence 25th and 74th Regiment

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NameBUCKLEY – Laurence / Lawrence
Regiment (s)25th and 74th Regiments
Regiment Number (s) 925 – 25th Regiment
3736 – 74th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
14th March 1836 / 21 years / Limerick Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCape of Good Hope – 2 Years 4 months
East Indies  – 14 Years 3 months
Length of Service21 years 123 Days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 14th July 1857 / Chatham England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Newcastle Limerick Ireland also Munday’s yard, Nine street, Ladder Lane, St. Andrews London
Pension Districts1857 Perth Scotland
1857 2nd North London
1862 Tilbury
1862-1867 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
8th October 1862  Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
YORK  31st December 1862
Date/Place of Birth1815  Newcastle Rathkeal Limerick 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 Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Not applicable
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette and Independent Journal Friday 29th January 1864 – L. BUCKLEY contributed Fremantle Pensioners to the appeal for the Greenough Flats fire.
Departure from Western
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial11th August 1867 Fremantle Western Australia
Roman Catholic section Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationRemarks – A Laurence Buckley was bap at Monagea/Monegay, Limerick (3 miles from Newcastle West) on 31st January 1813. Father Cornelius BUCKLEY and mother Margarita SWEENEY
1841 British Army Worldwide Index shows Lawrence with the 25th at Cape Town
1851 British Army Worldwide Index shows Lawrence with the 25th at Bangalore India
Discharge: This man suffers from no organic disease, is old and inactive the result of long service. Unfit for further service