CURLEY / CURLY / CUSLEY – Michael 45th Regiment RCR 69th Regiment and 60th Rifles 1st Battalion

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45th Regiment Nottinghamshire Sherwood Foresters

69th Regiment

60th Regiment Kings Royal Rifles Helmet Plate

Crimean War Medal

Turkish Crimea Medal

Died Perth Colonial Hospital


Regiment (s)45th Regiment Royal Canadian Rifles 69th Regiment and 60th Rifles 1st Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 1952 / 3060 / 1224 / 1639
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
16th July 1853 / 17 years 10 months / Liverpool Lancashire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 5.5/8 in
Fresh / Hazel / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMalta – 1 month
Turkey and Crimea – 2 years 3 months
Mauritius – 6 months
East Indies – 4 years 3 months
Canada – 8 years 6 months
Length of Service18 years 228 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 30th April 1872 / Chichester England
Campaign MedalsCrimean War Medal with 3 clasps
Turkish Crimean Medal
Intended Residence at
Balinsle? Ireland
Pension Districts1872 Athlone
1874-1886 Western Australia
Pension Paid10½d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st November 1873 Gravesend England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NAVAL BRIGADE 18th February 1874
Date/Place of Birthc1835 Moone Dublin 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
LYNN Bridget
c1830 Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeMichael B Not yet known
Margaret B Not yet known
Edward B c1867 Not yet known
D 1874 Western Australia
Bridget B Not yet known
Edward B 1875 Fremantle Western Australia
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
Perth Lot V143
0.3.9 acres
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial11th August 1886 Colonial Hospital Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationWounded before the Battle at Sebastapol in Crimean War