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COGHLAN / COUGHLAN – Michael 75th Regiment

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75th Regiment Stirlingshire
Indian Mutiny Medal with Delhi Clasp



Regiment (s)75th Regiment
Regiment No (s) 2340
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
11th June 1847 / 19 years 6 months / Athlone Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 in
Sallow / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 12 years 195 days
At sea 227 days
Length of Service19 years 240 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 5th February 1867 / Cork Ireland
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal with Delhi Clasp
Intended Residence at
Ballinasloe Galway Ireland
Pension Districts1867 Athlone
1867 2nd West London
1867 Chatham
1867 Tilbury Fort
1868 Western Australia paid to 31 December 1869
1869 Victoria paid to 30 September 1874
1874 Tasmania paid to April 1879
1896 Athlone
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1/6d per diem increased 18 October 1900 on account of increased disability
2/- per diem from 25 July 1907
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 BirthDecember 1828 1827 Moore Ballinasloe Roscommon Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Date/Place of Birth
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Date/Place of Marriage20th February 1849 Carrick on Suir Tipperary Ireland
Children by 1st WifeThomas B 3 March 1853 Peshawar
D 10 December 1854 Bur 11 December Peshawar
Edward B 1856 Rawalpindi India
James B 1856 Rawalpindi India
Anne B 24th September 1857 Stirling Scotland
bap 15th October 1857 75th Regiment Stirling Scotland
Charles B 9th July 1860 Stirling Scotland
bap 23rd July 1860 75th Regiment Stirling Scotland
M Catherine Longeran 11 July 1881 Hobart Tasmania
D date not known New South Wales
Ellen B 18th March 1864 Stirling Scotland
bap 17th April 1864 75th Regiment Stirling Scotland
Michael B 18th March 1864 Stirling Scotland
bap 17th April 1864 75th Regiment Stirling Scotland
Bernard B 24th March 1869 Fremantle Western Australia
bap 4th April 1869 St. Patrick’s Fremantle Western Australia
M Kate Hill 1888 Victoria
D 13 May 1906 North Carlton, Victoria (Mother Ellen Fanning)
Mary birth Unknown
Married George Redman 1886 Sydney NSW
Died 15 February 1911 Waitara NSW
Buried Gore Hill Cemetery
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Assistant warder Convict establishment 1868-February 1869
Newspaper ArticlesThe Age Saturday 18 May 1907 page 7 death Bernard Coghlan
The Daily Telegraph Thursday 14 July 1910 page 2 Probate
Sydney Morning Herald Wednesday 6 July 1910 page 18
Funeral Notices
Departure from Western
1869 to Victoria Australia
1874 to Tasmania Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial1910 Randwick New South Wales Australia
Waverley Cemetery Allotment W-18-RC-OR-3451
Buried 6 July 1910
Date/Place of Death/Burial –
Not yet known
Will or ProbateArchives of NSW Item No 19/10232 Reel 3030 Executrix Mary Redman (Daughter)
Further InformationVictoria pension transfer form states 5 children under 14 years British Army, Worldwide Index:
1851 Michael Coghlan Private 2340 location Umballa
1861 Michael Coghlan Corporal 2340 location Fort William Calcutta
The British Army Index shows he was in Calcutta in 1861 but the birth of his children show he was in Stirling, Stirlingshire but he does not show up on the 1861 census.
A Possible death for Ellen Coughlan is 1883 age 62 at Ryde NSW. Mother’s name is Gladesville