CARROLL – Michael Rifle Brigade 2nd Battalion

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Michael Carroll Rifle Brigade by Terry Carroll EPG Gazette 2002 No 2

Rifle Brigade Cap Badge

NameCARROLL – Michael 2nd Battalion
Regiment (s)Rifle Brigade
Regiment Number (s) 478
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
4th April 1825 / 20 years / Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
6 Ft o½ in
Fair / Blue / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMalta – 6 years 6 months
Ionian Islands – 5 years 3 months
Length of Service21 years 66 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 11th August 1846 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Edenderry Londonderry Ireland
Pension Districts1846 Jersey
1848 Londonderry
1849 2nd Dublin
1851 Tilbury Fort
1851-1861 Western Australia
1861 South Australia
Pension Paid1/0d 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 Oran Roscommon 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
HENERY or HENRY or HENERSEY Bridgett or Brigid
c1823 Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeMary B 29th January 1838 Westminster Middlesex England
M 1st FROST George 26th December 1852 Fremantle Western Australia
M 2nd STENSON John 6th December 1881 Adelaide South Australia
M 3rd BURTON Charles E. 1893 Wilcannia New South Wales
D May 1916 Broken Hill New South Wales
Frances Graham B 24th April 1851 onboard “Pyrenees”
M CONWAY John 4th March 1874 Trinity Church Adelaide South Australia
William bap 8th October 1853 Fremantle Western Australia
George Charles bap 5th November 1854 Fremantle Western Australia
Elisabeth bap 23rd March 1856 Fremantle Western Australia
M 1st MILLS Harry or Henry 3rd November 1883 Methodist Church Adelaide South Australia
M 2nd THREADGOLD William Henry 28th August 1895 St Luke’s Adelaide South Australia
D 31st October 1944 Mitchum Park South Australia
Frederick bap 10th October 1858 Fremantle Western Australia
M SLATE Emily 1891 Broken Hill New South Wales
D 12th April 1937 Adelaide South Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
KEEFE Robert
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Inquirer and Commercial News Perth Wednesday 14th January 1857 – Nightingale List
The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News Friday 28th December 1860
Adelaide Observer Saturday 13th April 1861
The Inquirer and Commercial News Perth Wednesday 3rd April 1861
Departure from Western
1861 to South Australia per “Kestrel”
Date/Place of Death/Burial29th September 1877 North Adelaide South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
20th December 1860 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationPossibly purchased 10 acres Fremantle 1859