CORBOY – Michael 19th Regiment

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19th Regiment North Riding

NameCORBOY – Michael
Regiment (s)19th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1004
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
13 February 1837 /19 years / Limerick Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 9 in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMediterranean – 5 years 3 months
West Indies – 2 years 4 months
North America – 3 years 2 months
Length of Service21 years 81 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge4th May 1858 Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Blackburn Lancashire England
Pension Districts1858 Preston
1858 Liverpool
1859 Preston
1859 Coal House Point Battery
1859-1862 Western Australia
1863 Adelaide South Australia
1864 Melbourne
1866-1867 Auckland New Zealand
1867 Sydney and Melbourne
1879 Adelaide
Pension Paid11d 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 Birth1818 Nenagh Tipperary 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
Not yet known / Kildare Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage9th February 1840 at Castledermot Kildare Ireland
Children by 1st WifeElizabeth 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 Adelaide South 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 20 January 1857 Aldershot Hampshire England
Bap 1 February 1857 Aldershot, Saints Michael & Sebastian – Mother’s maiden name: KEARNEY
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 ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Date/Place of Death/Burial27th January 1893 Parkside Adelaide South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationMichael 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.