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CORNICK – George 59th Regiment

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58th Regiment
NameCORNICK – George
Regiment (s)59th Regiment
Regiment No (s) 1639
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6th September 1842 / 20 years / Jersey
Description – Height
5 Ft 9¼ in
Swarthy / Brown / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationHong Kong – 5 years 235 days
Cape of Good Hope – 49 days
Length of Service21 years 62 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 13th June 1864 / Fulwood Barracks Preston Lancashire England
Campaign Medals
Intended Residence at
Dorchester Dorset England
Pension Districts1864 Dorchester Dorset England
1867 Tilbury Fort
1868 – 1890 Western Australia
Pension Paid11d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
12th October 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HOUGOUMONT 9th January 1868
Date/Place of Birthc1822 Great Toll Dorchester Dorset England
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
JOYCE Catherine (nee FLAHERTY)
B c1825
Date/Place of Marriage1876 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
1st Husband of WifeJOYCE Martin – HEIC arrived Lord Raglan 1858
D 17th December 1875 Western Australia
Date/Place of Marriage Not yet known
Children by 1st Husband Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Fremantle Lot P73
2.0.7 acres
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe West Australian Tuesday 14 October 1890 page 2 Death (Cormick)
Daily News Friday 7 February 1890 page 4 Arrears of Rates
The Inquirer and Commercial News 27th January 1892 Death of Catherine Cormack (sic)
Departure from Western
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial12 October1890, Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial –
Jan 1892 Perth Home Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone Located
Further InformationBritish Army, Worldwide Index:
1851 George Cornick 1639 location Hong Kong
1861 George Cornick 1639 Location Chichester
Discharge: At own request after 21 years service
In the 1861 Census George Cornick age 38 is a single man born Dorchester Dorsetshire is living at the Barracks in Chichester with his regiment.
Police Files SROWA Cons 419 AN5 Item 4 Occurrence book 25/06/1869-19/09/1871 Fremantle
22 September 1869. GEORGE CORNICK, charged with having in his possession a quantity of blasting powder reasonably suspected of being stolen or unlawfully obtained. Remanded to the 24th inst.
25 September 1869. GEORGE CORNICK, pensioner of the force charged with having in his possession on the 21st inst 50 lbs of blasting powder suspected of being stolen or unlawfully obtained also one govt. kit bag unlawfully, has been on remand since the 22nd. Fined £5 or 3 months imprisonment. Fine paid.
In 1890 George Cornick’s name appears on a list of money owing for rates on a property 11A Beaconsfield for £1/18/-.