COMMERFORD / COMERFORD – Martin 33rd Regiment

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NameCOMMERFORD / COMERFORD – Martin
Regiment (s)33rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2412
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
7th April 1847 / 17 years / Callan Kilkenny Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9½ in
Fresh / Grey / Dark Brown / loss of left thumb
Overseas Service/DurationCrimea – unknown
Length of Service7 years 83 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 3rd July 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol  Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not yet known
Pension Districts1855 Kilkenny
1855 Birr
1856 1st Dublin
1858-1889 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th March 1858 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LORD RAGLAN 1st June 1858
Date/Place of Birthc1830 Killmanaugh Callan Kilkenny 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
JONES Ellen
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeBrigid B 1859 Geraldton Western Australia
Ellen
B 1862 Geraldton Western Australia
D 1892 Geraldton Western Australia
Elizabeth
B 1864 Geraldton Western Australia
Martin
B 1866 Geraldton Western Australia
D 1867 Western Australia
Mary May
B 1869 Geraldton Western Australia
Morris William
B 1871 Geraldton Western Australia
D 1883 Western Australia
Edward John
B 1874 Western Australia
D 1876 Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
1858 – 1889 Customs Geraldton
1864-1889 Postmaster Geraldton
Newspaper ArticlesWestern Mail Perth Saturday 21st December 1889 – page 19
Victorian Express Geraldton Saturday 21st December 1889 – page 3
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial14th December 1889 Geraldton Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
1922 Geraldton Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationAlthough discharge document shows nil service overseas it also shows loss of left thumb due gunshot wound in trenches prior to Sebastopol 4th December 1854.