CONNOLLY – Michael 19th Regiment

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19th Regiment North Riding

British Crimea Medal (Alma Clasp)

Turkish Crimea Medal

NameCONNOLLY – Michael
Regiment (s)19th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1372
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th August 1839 / 18 years / Galway Galway Ireland
Servant
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7½ in
Dark / Hazel / Dark / None
Overseas Service/DurationMediterranean – 5 years 9 months
West Indies – 2 years 4 months
North America – 3 years 2 months
Length of Service15 years 201 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 27th February 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimean medal with clasp for Alma
Turkish Crimean Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Galway Ireland
Pension Districts1855 Deptford
1862-1863 Western Australia
1863 Deptford
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
6th October 1861 Portland Dorset England via Cape of Good Hope
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LINCELLES 28th January 1862
Date/Place of Birthc1821 Oranmore Galway 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
Possibly married
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
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
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Left Western Australia to return to England either 1862 or 1863
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationWounded at the battle of Alma when a musket ball fractured the metacarpal bones of his left hand causing permanent damage
1841 stationed at Malta
1851 Quebec Canada East
1861 Census RG09/480/16/38 Harrow, Manor Street, Gillingham, Brompton, Kent
Michael Connolly age 40, married, Army Pensioner, born Ireland is a lodger at the home of Thomas Blackman