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CARTY / McCARTY / McCARTHY – Daniel 63rd and 21st Regiment 2nd Battalion

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Daniel Carty Western Mail Sat 6 Dec 1902
1923 Obituary

Daniel McCarthy

EPF Disbanded 1887 EPG Gazette October 2011

Disbandment of EPG EPG_Gazette_2003_-_Vol_4-2__Apr

63rd Regiment Shoulder Belt Plate
21st Regiment
Daniel Carty and 1909 Crimean and Indian Mutiny event
British Crimea Medal Alma Balaclava Inkerman Sebastopol Clasps
Turkish Crimea Medal




Regiment (s)63rd and 21st Regiment 2nd Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 2723 / 1830
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
30th September 1851 / 19 years / Bandon Cork Ireland
Servant Labourer
Description – Height
5 Ft 8¾ in
Sallow  Hazel / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationTurkey – 1 month
Nova Scotia – 5 years 11 months
Crimea – 1 year 9 months
East Indies – 3 years 10 months
Length of Service21 years 37 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 7th January 1873 / Stirling Castle Scotland
Campaign MedalsCrimea Medal with Alma Balaclava Inkerman and Sebastapol Clasps
Turkish War Medal
Intended Residence at
London England
Pension Districts1873 1st East London
1874 – 1923 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/1d per diem
Increased 1/3½d per diem for service Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st November 1873 Gravesend England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NAVAL BRIGADE 18th February 1874
Date/Place of Birthc1832 Bandon Cork Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
1836 Ireland (1871 Census)
Date/Place of Marriage9 June 1863 Shankill, Belfast, Antrim, Ireland
Children by 1st WifeDaniel b 1868 Preston, Lancashire (December Quarter)
M KAVANAGH Margaret 1891 Western Australia
D 12 November 1932 Western Australia
Daniel was exhumed from his gravesite CC290 to join wife Margaret at Fremantle Mon CC 1543
Mary b 1872 possibly December Quarter Whitechapel London
M DEMPSEY William 1897 Perth
D 30 August 1952 Spearwood Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
McCLURE William
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd WifeO’HANLON Catherine nee GRIBBEN
Widow of EPG O’HANLON Hugh – 57th Regiment arrived “CORONA” 1866
Date/Place of MarriageM Daniel in 1888 Perth Western Australia
Children by 2nd WifeNil
Land Grants Western
11th November 1881 assigned Perth Town Lot V134
0.3.7 Acres
10th July 1883 title application Title 6/2
21st September 1883 Title issued
Occupation after
Janitor Perth Railway station
Newspaper ArticlesThe Daily News Friday 14th October 1887 page 3 sale of V134
Inquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 6th April 1887 page 3 Disbandment of Enrolled Guard
Inquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 11th July 1888 page 5 Transfer of land (Carty/O’Hanlon)
The Daily News Friday 3rd August 1923 page 9 Obituary Daniel McCarthy(sic)
The West Australian Thursday 1st August 1923 page 1 Death notice for Daniel McCarthy (sic)
Departure from Western
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1 Aug 1923 Cottesloe, Western Australia
6 Aug 1923 RC Karrakatta Cemetery, Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1st Wife
Possibly 3rd January 1883 (Mary McCarthy aged 43)
Buried East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd Wife
25th September 1897 Perth Home Goderich Street Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1861 Daniel Carthy (sic) 2723 Private 63rd foot location Halifax Nova Scotia
1871 Daniel Carty 1830 2nd Bn 23rd foot –attached from 2nd Bn 21st Fusiliers location Chatham
1871 Census RG 10/914 10/15 Military Forces occupying Chatham Barracks Chatham Kent
The only entry which looks like Daniel Carty is actually recorded as James Carty age 38(B 1833) Private soldier 2/21st foot born Ireland and his wife Mary age 35 (b 1836) also born Ireland. Son Daniel age 2 (b 1869) born Preston Lancashire.
His name is often spelt McCarthy after his arrival in WA.
November 1880 Daniel Carty was on the Nominal Roll for the enrolled guard. At the time he was living in the Mt Eliza barracks with his son and daughter. He was a member of the Enrolled Guard from 11th November 1880 until its disbandment 31st March 1887. He bought furniture from the sale of barracks furniture to the value of £4/13/5.
He was present at the banquet held for survivors of the Crimean War and Indian Mutiny held 25th June 1897 and again on November 1909.