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73rd Regiment Colours
Regiment (s)73rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 440
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
20th June 1825 / 18 years / Athlone Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 10 in
Fresh / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 2 years 7 months
Malta – 4 years 3 months
Ionian Islands – 3 years 10 months
North America – 3 years 1 month
Length of Service21 years 249 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 18th November 1846/ Clare Castle Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1847 Athlone
1850 2nd Dublin
1851 Applied for transfer to Montreal but cancelled it
1851 2nd Dublin
1856 – 1875 Western Australia
Post 1875 Singapore (no pension details)
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1873 increased to 1/3d per diem for service to Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th January 1856 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM HAMMOND 29th March 1856
Date/Place of BirthJune 1807 Ferbane Kings 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
UNKNOWN Margaret
B c1815 unknown location Ireland
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeMary Jane
B Not yet known
M MOAN Philip 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
D Not yet known
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
Granted and occupied North Fremantle P Lot 15
Swan Street down to river of 1 acre
Assigned August 1865 Tile application November 1865 Title 2128
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 28th December 1881 page 2 Death of Peter Connor
The Herald Saturday 23rd January 1879 page 2 Sale of Cows
Departure from Western
Left Western Australia for Singapore
Date/Place of Death/Burial13th November 1881 Singapore
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
9th January 1879 Fremantle Western Australia
Fremantle Cemetery
Will or ProbateSROWA Cons. 3403 Item 1884/731 Western Australia)
Peter Connor made his will on 26th November 1869 whereby he left all his real and personal property to his wife ‘Margaret for her lifetime or until she shall marry again after her death or marriage whichever shall first happen I give and devise and bequest the same to my daughter Mary the wife of Philip Mone (sic) of Kojonup’.
His wife was appointed Executrix and his said daughter after her death. The estate was valued at not exceeding £175
Further InformationDischarge due to chronic hepatitis- liver disease
Peter Connor went to live with his only child, daughter Mary Jane and her husband Phillip MOAN, in Singapore, sometime after the death of his wife Margaret in 1879. Philip MOAN was a Police Inspector in Singapore at that time. Peter CONNOR died in Singapore