COSTELLO / COSTELLOE – John 40th Regiment

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NameCOSTELLO / COSTELLOE – John
Regiment (s)40th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 952
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
20th May 1836 / 18 years / Kilkenny Ireland
Cooper and Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6¾ in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies including Quettah Bombay – 4 years 3 months
Scinde, Beeloochistan and Afghanistan – 3 years 11 months
Length of Service9 years 87 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 15 August 1845 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsMedal inscribed “Canadahar, “Ghuzna” “Cabool” 1842 and for Secando Affghan Campaign
Bronze Star for Maharajpoor
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Freshford Kilkenny Ireland
Pension Districts1850-1902 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem and for service in Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22nd July 1850 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HASHEMY 25th October 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1822 Kilkenny Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
BERRIGAN or BERGIN Anne
bap 17th December 1822 Tubberboe Laois Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage20th November 1848 Tubberboe Laois Ireland
Children by 1st WifeMargaret or Margret B 1849 Ireland
bap 12th October 1849 Durrow Laois Ireland
D 9.30am 21st August 1850 onboard “Hashemy”
Mary B 1851 Bunbury Western Australia
D 22nd October 1851 Western Australia
John B 1853 Bunbury Western Australia
D 28th January 1858 Bunbury Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Sand Dunes Cemetery Bunbury Western Australia
Ellen B 1855 Bunbury Western Australia
D Not yet known
Martin  B 1857 Bunbury Western Australia
D Not yet known
William John B 1859 Bunbury Western Australia
D Not yet known
Mary Anne  B 1862 Bunbury Western Australia
D 16 February 1876 Lake Monger Subiaco Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
BERGIN Richard
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
DULLARD Anty
Not yet known
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Granted Lot P7 Bunbury
Occupation after
Arrival
Customs Department 1870 to 1871 then Lighthouse Keeper and Tide Waiter at Bunbury
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette and Independent Journal of Political and News WA Shipping Intelligence 1st November 1850 – page 2 – List of Pensioners named
South West Times 3rd December 1992 “The Forgotten Dead”
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial29th July 1902 Bunbury Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Sand Dunes Cemetery Bunbury Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
6th January 1909 Bunbury Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Sand Dunes Cemetery Bunbury Western Australia
Will or ProbateCopy of will available at State Records Office Western Australia
Further Information