CALLENAN / CALLANAN – John 5th Dragoon Guards

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5th Dragoons Sergeant
Regiment (s)5th Dragoon Guards
Regiment Number (s) 193
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
17th January 1824 / 18 years / Ballinrobe  Galway  Ireland
Description – Height
6 Ft 0¾ in
Fresh /Grey / Brown / –
Overseas Service/DurationNone
Length of Service24 years 257 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 26th September 1848  / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Birmingham  England
Pension Districts1848 Birmingham
1850 Longford
1851 Dublin 1st
1852 Carlow
1853 Western Australia
1856 Van Dieman’s Land
1856-1876 Victoria
1876 Dublin
1877 admitted to Kilmainham as In Pensioner
1878 reverted to Out Pension
1879 Birr paid by receipt from Galway
1882 Galway paid Ballinrobe
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th April 1853  London England via Cork and Rio de Janeiro
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ROBERT SMALL  19th August 1853
Date/Place of Birthc1806  Parish of Beagh  Galway County 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
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
c1856 to Van Dieman’s Land. More research required.
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide index 1841
John Callenan (sic) 193 Private 5th Dragoons Location Manchester and Cahir
Discharge due to general debility and chronic rheumatism
1853 wife Eliza signed a memorial to the Surgeon Superintendent of the Robert Small.