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CUNNINGHAM – John 83rd Regiment

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83rd Regiment Dublin
Regiment (s)83rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 796
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
18th February 1831 / 17 years 9 months / Enniskillen Fermanagh Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 10 in
Dark / Grey / Dark / small scar on left cheek and mole on chin
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America – 9 years
East Indies – 2 years 5 months
Length of Service21 years 10 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 25th May 1852 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Tempo near Enniskillen Fermanagh Ireland
Pension Districts1852 Enniskillen
1853 2nd Glasgow
1854-1885 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st January 1854 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SEA PARK 5th April 1854
Date/Place of Birthc1812 Enniskillen Fermanagh 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 WifeJohn Patrick B 1840 Canada
M COOMER Cecilia 1864 Fremantle Western Australia dau EPG Matthew Coomer 76th Regt. (Clara)
D 1891 York Western Australia

(Possible) Mary Ann B c1842 Not yet known
d 28th March 1864 Fremantle Western Australia
Bur Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle (Anglican)

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
North Fremantle Lot P81 Thompson Road
1.1.17 acres
Title Application 22 July 1884 Title 6/333
Occupation after
Police Sergeant
Newspaper ArticlesThe West Australian Tuesday 14th July 1885 page 3 Death notice
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial13th July 1885 Guildford Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 John Cunningham 796 Private 83rd foot Location London Canada (Ontario)
1851 As Above Location Karachi Pakistan
Discharge due to bowel complaint – unfit for further service