CODY / COADY – John 36th Regiment

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36th Herefordshire Regiment

Perth Hay Street 1896


NameCODY/ COADY – John
Regiment (s)36th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 856
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
14th November 1831 / 19 years / Kilkenny Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Sallow / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America – 3 years 19 days
Ionian Islands – 4 years 72 days
Length of Service26 years 167 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal (WO97 says Private) / 7th September 1858 (date of discharge Horse Guards 30 August 1858) / Kilkenny Ireland – 7th Sept was date of admission to pension
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Pension Districts1858 Kilkenny
1859-1887 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/2½d per diem
1873 Increased to 1/3d per diem for 8 years service to Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1859 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SULTANA 19th August 1859
Date/Place of Birth1812 Johnstown Kilkenny 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
HERLIHY Margaret
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeCatherine B 1852 (deduced) Ireland
M 1) THOMPSON James (Common Law)
M 2) SHARPE Charles 21 September 1872 St Patrick’s Fremantle Western Australia
D 3rd December 1917 Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
James B Not yet known
M Did not marry
D September 1882 September 1882: shot by PC Truslove over theft of horses near Esperance Western Australia
bur Albany Western Australia
Mary Ann B 12th August 1860 not yet known
D 1861 Rottnest Island Western Australia
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
Granted P41 North Fremantle 1 acre
Granted P46 North Fremantle 1 acre
Title Applications for both allotments made 17th February 1883: Title 6/170
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThere are many entries for Margaret Cody for drunkenness and the murder of James Holditch e.g.
Inquirer Perth 19th July 1871
The Herald 22nd July 1871
There are many other articles relating to family members
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial30th January 1887 Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
15th July 1871 Perth Gaol (by execution)
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information