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CAVAN – Edward 86th Regiment

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86th Regiment
Indian Mutiny Medal

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NameCAVAN – Edward
Regiment (s)86th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1625
Date/Age/Place/ Trade or
Profession at Attestation
20th January 1841 / 17 years / Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7¾ in
Fresh / Blue / Fair / Mark of cut on nose
Overseas ServiceEast Indies – 17 years
Length of Service21 years 32 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 4th March 1862 / Dublin Ireland
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal with Clasp Central India
Intended Residence at
Portsmouth England
Pension Districts1862 Southampton and Portsmouth
1863 Southampton
1864 2nd North London
1865 1st East London
1867 Tilbury Fort
1868 Western Australia
Pension Paid10d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
12th October 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HOUGOUMONT 9th January 1868
Date/Place of Birthc1821 Dunleckney Bagnelstown Carlow Ireland aka Bagenalstown
Date/Place of Baptism12 November 1821 Dunleckney, Bagenalstown Carlow, Ireland
Date/Place of Birth
Michael Cavana
Date/Place of Birth
Bridget Hogan
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
ROWE Catherine
Born 1839 (deduced)
Catherine Cavanagh married John Eddie/Eadie 1873 Died 1884 aged 45
Date/Place of Marriage1868 Perth Western Australia (Edward Cavanagh)
Children by 1st Wife1870 Edward Albert Kavanagh
M HALE Edith Blanche 1896 Katanning WA
D 1960 WA
1872 Patrick James Kavanagh
D 1954 Fremantle WA
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial6th July 1872 Fremantle Western Australia
Edward Cavana buried Fremantle RC Cemetery Skinner street, died 06/07/1872
Date/Place of Death/Burial –
 Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone
Further InformationThe Spelling of this man’s name is Cavana on both his baptismal and burial records.