COLWELL – Owen 88th and 84th Regiment

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NameCOLWELL – Owen
Regiment (s)88th and 84th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 991 – 88th Regiment
2706 – 84th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th July 1837 / 19 years 6 months / Ballinasloe Kings County Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9 in
Fair / Light Brown / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMalta – 3 years
East Indies – 10 years 6 months
Length of Service21 years 181 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / December 1858 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Bolton Lancashire
Pension Districts1859 Bolton
1859 1st Liverpool
1863 Tilbury
1863-1865 Western Australia
1866 South Australia
1866 -1879 Victoria
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
23rd September 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LORD DALHOUSIE 28th December 1863
Date/Place of Birth1818 St Peters Athlone Roscommon Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Argus Tuesday 8th April 1879 page 7 – (death of Owen Colwell)
Departure from Western
Australia
Left Western Australia in late 1865 or early 1866 by unknown ship for South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial5th April 1879 Model Lodging house Melbourne Victoria
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationOwen COLWELL departed Adelaide 25th February 1868 on the ship “Coorong ” bound for Melbourne Victoria