DELANEY / DELANY – Michael 89th Regiment

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89th Regiment Royal Irish Fusiliers Cap Badge

Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp

Turkish Crimea Medal

 

Child buried at St Mary’s Church Guildford WA

 

NameDELANEY / DELANY – Michael
Regiment (s) 89th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2991
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
9th February 1852 / 18 years / Clonmel Tipperary Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9 in
Fair / Grey / Brown / Pock pitted
Overseas Service/DurationCrimea – time not stated
Length of Service3 years 173 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 31st July 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Sebastopol clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Piltown Kilkenny Ireland
Pension Districts1855 Clonmel
1857 Wales East
1857 Clonmel
1862 Tilbury
1862-1874 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th March 1862 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NORWOOD 9th June 1862
Date/Place of Birth1834 Piltown Kilkenny Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
DELANEY Michael (Tentative)
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
SCANLAN Mary (Tentative)
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
BUTLER Ellen (Helena)
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage8th March 1859 Owning and Templeorum Kilkenny
Diocese of Ossory Ireland
Children by 1st WifeBridget B 1860 Garryduff Kilkenny
bap 25th February 1860 Owning and Templeorum, Kilkenny, Ireland
D 11th May 1862 aboard “Norwood” at sea
James B 23rd July 1862 Fremantle Western Australia
Mary  B 27th May 1865 Perth Western Australia
bap 28th May 1865 Perth Western Australia birth not found
John  B 16th June 1868 Perth Western Australia
bap 21st June 1868 Perth Western Australia
Elizabeth B 13th March 1874 Fremantle Western Australia
bap 14th March 1874 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1874 aged 2 months Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNo known references
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial10th September 1874 Fremantle Western Australia
Fremantle Western Australia (Tentative)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
11th May 1898 Fremantle WA [Residence: North Fremantle]
12th May 1898 St Patrick’s Skinner Street Cemetery Western
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to loss of 3 toes of the right foot from frostbite in the trenches before Sebastopol 6th January 1855
Michael Delaney was a subscriber to the Pensioners Benefit Fund.
In 1881 the widow Delaney was living at the no 2 Barracks Fremantle with her 3 children, she purchased some furniture from the barracks