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99th Regiment Lanarkshire


Regiment (s)99th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 278
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1st May 1824 / 16 years / Ballinasloe Galway  Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Grey / Fair / None
Overseas Service/DurationMauritius – 11 years 5 months
Length of Service15 years 125 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 31st August 1841 / Dublin Ireland
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Patumna  Galway  Ireland
Pension Districts1841 Galway
1847 – 49 Birr
1849 Galway
1849 – 50 Liverpool
1851 Tilbury Fort
1851-1864 Western Australia
1864-1882 South Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st February 1851  Falmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERMAID 15th May 1851
Date/Place of Birthc1808 Annadown near Patumna  Galway  Ireland
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
CONROY  / CORRY  Bridget
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeMariah c1843  Ireland
bap 8th December 1846 Annadown Galway Ireland
M  GILL George Frederick 19th July 1879 Adelaide South Australia
D 29th July 1936 Adelaide South Australia
(Note :  age shown as 78 which would make her birth 1858)
Ann(e)  c1851 Not yet known
M CUMMINGS William H. 25th July 1879 Adelaide South Australia
William  B 10th October 1852 Western Australia
Bridget   B 20th December 1855 Fremantle Western Australia
Eleanor (Nellie)  B 23rd May 1858  Fremantle Western Australia
M  MOSS  John 1895 Victoria  Australia
D 14th June 1940  Kent Town  Norwood  South Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
North Fremantle lot P1
1 acre 1 rood 24 perches
assigned 20th Nov 1852
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Advertiser Thursday 30th July 1936 – page 16 – Maria GILL died
Chronicle Thursday 20th June 1940 – page 22 – Nellie MOSS died
Departure from Western
May 1864 to South Australia on the “Gem”
Date/Place of Death/Burial2nd December 1882 Kent Town South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
(Possible)  1900 South Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information24th December 1850 – two orphaned nieces permitted to accompany him to Australia. (another record has this as his sisters in law)
9th June 1855 – Return of Pensioners North Fremantle – Owen protestant, wife and child Catholic.
3rd August 1863 – Applied for assistance.
1865-1869 Owen various admissions at Adelaide Hospital (note these show him as Catholic)