DEVANY / DEVANEY – Edward 27th Regiment

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27th Regiment Inniskilling Crest

South Africa Medal

 

NameDEVANY / DEVANEY – Edward
Regiment (s)27th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 898
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6th August 1833 / 18 years / Enniskillen Fermanagh Ireland
Tailor
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7¼ in
Fresh / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCape of Good Hope – 12 years 8 months
Length of Service23 years 100 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 16th December 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsSouth Africa Medal 1834-1853
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Belfast
Pension Districts1857 Belfast
1863 Sligo
1863 Tilbury
1863-1864 Western Australia
1864-1878 South Australia
Pension Paid1/2d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
23rd September 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LORD DALHOUSIE 28th December 1863
Date/Place of Birth1815 Killumry Drumahaire Sligo 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
WASSEN Ann Jane
B 1832 (deduced) Ireland
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeEdward bap 24th May 1856 St Patrick’s Belfast Antrim Ireland
M WILSON Ellen 25th November 1876 Adelaide South Australia
D 14th July 1883 Adelaide South Australia
Michael bap 16th February 1858 St Patrick’s Belfast Antrim Ireland
D 1st January 1882 Adelaide South Australia
Anne Jane B 1860 (deduced) Ireland
D 1st January 1882 Adelaide South Australia
Mary B 9th November 1862 Calry Sligo Ireland
bap 20th November 1862 St John’s Sligo Ireland
D 27th November 1882 Adelaide South Australia
Maria B 1st June 1865 Marden Adelaide South Australia
D Not yet known
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 ArticlesInquirer Wednesday 12th October 1864 – page 2 (Voyage to South Australia)
The Register Wednesday 1 January 1902 – page 4 (Memorial)
The Express and Telegraph Tuesday 22 February 1870 – page 3
Departure from Western
Australia
9th October 1864 left for South Australia per “Sea Ripple”
Date/Place of Death/Burial15th January 1878 Adelaide South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
8th October 1876 Adelaide South Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information