CORBOY – Michael 19th Regiment

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Name CORBOY – Michael
Regiment (s) 19th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1004
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
13 February 1827 /19 years / Limerick Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 9 in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/Duration Mediterranean – 5 years 3 months
West Indies – 2 years 4 months
North America – 3 years 2 months
Length of Service 21 years 81 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge 4th May 1858 Chatham Kent England
Campaign Medals None
Intended Residence at
Blackburn Lancashire England
Pension Districts 1858 Preston
1858 Liverpool
1859 Preston
1859-1862 Western Australia
1863 Adelaide South Australia
1864 Melbourne
1866-1867 Auckland New Zealand
1867 Melbourne
1879 Adelaide
Pension Paid 11d per diem
unspecified pension increases 1880 and 1884
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1859 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SULTANA 19th August 1859
Date/Place of Birth 1818 Nenagh Tipperary Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
UNKNOWN Elizabeth/Eliza
Not yet known / Kildare Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage 14th February 1836 Limerick Tipperary Ireland
Children by 1st Wife Elizabeth B 1840 – 43 Malta (tentative)
M MARTIN William 1863 Albany Western Australia
D 1892 Albany Western Australia (year of birth 1849)
Margaret B 1843 deduced from age at marriage (24) Ionian Islands
M 1) QUIRK Richard 7th October 1867 St. Patrick’s Church Fremantle Western Australia
M 2) REEVES Thomas 1871 Albany Western Australia
D 27th December 1924 Western Australia
bur Karrakatta Western Australia (born 1837 so may not be Margaret nee CORBOY)
William B 1849 Montreal Canada (deduced)
D 28th December 1916 Claremont Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Ann B 1857 Aldershot Hampshire England
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
Occupation after
Newspaper Articles Not yet known
Departure from Western
Date/Place of Death/Burial 27th January 1893 Parkside Adelaide South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or Probate None known
Further Information Michael Corboy applied to the Staff Officer Sydney to have his pension paid in Melbourne from 30 June 1867 as he wished to live there. 2/3 of his pension was paid to his wife and family in Western Australia.
25th July 1879 Michael applied to have his pension paid in Adelaide South Australia: his wife was then in Adelaide.