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84th Regiment York and Lancaster
Indian Mutiny Defence of Lucknow clasp
NameCOYLE – Charles
Regiment (s)84th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2370
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
22nd January 1844 / 19 years / Longford Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 9½ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 14 years 10 months
Length of Service21 years 25 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 4th October 1864 / Dublin Ireland
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal 1857-1859 Clasp for the Defence of Lucknow
Intended Residence at
Sheffield Yorkshire England
Pension Districts1864 Sheffield
1865-1874 Western Australia
1876 South Australia
1877-1894 Melbourne Victoria
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th September 1865 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
VIMIERA 22nd December 1865
Date/Place of Birth1825 Templemichael Longford 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
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot 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
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News Perth Wednesday 11th January 1871 – page 2
The Express (Fremantle WA) Tuesday 3rd January 1871 page 3 Charged with false and fraudulent pretences
The Express 10th January 1871 page 3 Court case
The Express Thursday 31st March 1870 page 3 Summonsed by wife Mary
Inquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 9th December 1874 page 2 C. Coyle on passenger list Georgette
Argus Melbourne Victoria Friday 23rd January 1885 – page 6
Departure from Western
2nd December 1874 departed for South Australia per Georgette 
Date/Place of Death/Burial1894 Melbourne East hospital Victoria Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide index
1851 Charles Coyle 2370 Private 84th Foot location Trinchonopoly India
1861 Charles Coyle 2370 Private 84th Foot location Manchester and Aldershot
Discharge at own request having served 21 years
March 1870 refused to support wife and sentenced to one month’s hard labour
January 1871 Charles Coyle was charged by John Picken of obtaining good by false and fraudulent practices – the resulting court case found him not guilty.
There were 2 marriages in Sheffield for a Charles Coyle in 1865 one was to Mary Day and the other to Mary Madire /Nadire