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88th Regiment Colours

Regiment (s)88th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 341
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
30th April 1825 / 19 years / Dublin Dublin Ireland
Victualler or Butcher
Description – Height
5 Ft 6½ in
Swarthy / Dark Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMalta – 2 years 3 months
Ionian Islands – 10 years 8 months
Length of Service18 years 62 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 30th June 1843 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1843 2nd Dublin
1851 Tilbury Fort
1851-1854 Western Australia
1854-1855 South Australia
1855-1863 Western Australia
1863 New South Wales
Pension Paid10d per diem
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 Birthc1805 St. Michael’s Dublin Dublin Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism19th December 1805 Wicklow Dublin Ireland
Date/Place of Birth
Date/Place of Birth
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
DUNN or DENNE Mary or Mariam
c1800 Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageUnsourced – 4th July 1845 St. Michan’s North Dublin Ireland
Children by 1st WifeNone
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
DUNN unknown
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
UNKNOWN Catherine
Land Grants Western
Kojonup P6 assigned 20th September 1862 of 10 acres
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer Perth 3rd September 1851
Sydney Mail 31st October 1863
Freeman’s Journal Sydney 31st October 1863
Departure from Western
1863 to Sydney New South Wales
Date/Place of Death/Burial27th October 1863 Sydney New South Wales
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1864 Sydney New South Wales
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Thomas Caffray 341 Private 88th Foot location Malta
Discharge due to chronic liver complaintDuring the voyage of the Pyrenees Thomas Caffery was treated for an intermitted fever from 8th July -15th July 1851
Purchased Kojonup Land Lot P12 2.1.14 acres 1862 – sold to Sergeant John TUNNEY 1863