CALLAGHAN / O’CALLAGHAN – James / John 63rd Regiment

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Name CALLAGHAN / O’CALLAGHAN – James / John
Regiment (s)63rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1489
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
4th February 1840 / 18 years 7 months / Fort William Cavan Ireland
Shoemaker
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 5½ in
Fresh / Blue / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 7 years
Length of Service21 years 39 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 2nd April 1861 / Belfast Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Belfast Ireland
Pension Districts1861 2nd Belfast
1862 Bermuda
1863-1879 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/7d per diem
1875 Increased to 1/10d per diem for service Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th October 1862 Gravesend (via Bermuda)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 15th February 1863
Date/Place of Birthc1821 Castleblaney Monaghan Irelnd
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
MORRISSEY Elizabeth
c1824 Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeMary B c1842 Not yet known
D 14th November 1896 Fremantle Western Australia
John Francis Bap 7th February 1853 St. James Dublin Dublin Ireland
M PAINE Annie18th May 1874 Perth Western Australia
D 18th May 1895 Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Master Shoemaker at Roman Catholic Orphanage Subiaco Western Australia
Newspaper ArticlesThe Western Australian Times 24th October 1876 – page 2
The Herald 23rd March 1878 – page 3
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1st February 1879 Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
27th June 1887 Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information