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77th Regiment


Crimean War Medal

Turkish Crimea Medal


NameCONLON / CONLAN – Michael
Regiment (s)77 th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1051
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
17th July 1839 / 18 years / Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 9 in
Sallow / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMediterranean Turkey and Crimea – 5 years 1 month
West Indies and North America – 5 years 5 months
Australia and East Indies – 2 years 1 month
Length of Service22 years 28 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 23rd August 1859 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Glasgow Scotland
Pension Districts1859 2nd Glasgow
1861-1866 Western Australia
1866- April 1869 Otago New Zealand
June 1869 – January 1879 Sydney New South Wales
Pension Paid1/8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
10th November 1860 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PALMERSTON 11th February 1861
Date/Place of BirthJuly 1819 Rathfarnham Dublin Ireland (Rookwood Sydney New South Wales burial records said he was born 17th June 1818)
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
11th February 1828 Belfast Ireland
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeWilliam  B 1844 Port Royal (Kingston) Jamaica
M CRISP Harriett 1875 Weymouth Dorset England
D 1910 Camberwell London England
Jane B 1845 Maroon Town (Falmouth) Jamaica
M CORNELL George 1869 Victoria (tentative)
D Not yet known
Michael B 1849 Montreal Canada
D Not yet known
Patrick B 1850 Carmarthan Wales
D Not yet known
Henry B Glasgow Scotland 1853
D Not yet known
Maryan B Parkhurst 1855
D Not yet known
Henry B 1858 Dum Dum India
D Not yet known
Patrick Miles B 1861 Fremantle Western Australia
D aged 11 weeks
bur 2nd February 1862 St Patrick’s Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Mary B Fremantle 1862
D Not yet known
Thomas Patrick B 1864 Western Australia (Bi-Centennial Dictionary)
D Not yet known
Patrick J B 1869 Paddington New South Wales Australia
D Not yet known
John  no date of birth found and may refer to Patrick J. (Funeral Notice for Mary)
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
TIERNEY Myles  (Ref: Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney New South Wales)
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesAdelaide Observer Saturday 8th September 1866 – page 5
The Adelaide Express 7th September 1866 – page 2
Sydney Morning Herald Tuesday 13th February 1894 – page 8
Sydney Morning Herald Monday 19th June 1899 – page 10
Sydney Morning Herald Thursday 14th August 1902 – page 10
Departure from Western
12th August 1866  per “Emily Smith” to Adelaide South Australia
6th September 1866 per “Coorong”  from Adelaide to Melbourne
Date/Place of Death/Burial17th June 1899 Sydney New South Wales
Rookwood Old Catholic Mortuary (Section GG Row 18 plot 361)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
11th February 1894 Newtown Sydney
Rookwood Old Catholic Mortuary (Section GG row 18 plot 361)
Will or ProbateNone known
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