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 Information1841 British Army World Wide Index – Location: Cape of Good Hope
1851 British Army World Wide Index – Location: Belfast, Ireland
GRG 78/49 Royal Adelaide hospital Admissions 1840-1904
Edward Devaney was admitted on 4 January 1867. No reason given. At the time he was age 48, RC, a labourer, born Sligo. 2 years in Colony and arrived on the Lord Deloisy (sic)
Mary Devaney age 17 was admitted on 1 September 1882, single, RC, servant living Nock Street, 16 years in Colony
Anne J. Devany admitted 27 October 1881 age 21, Single RC, Living Currie Street, Servant born WA, 18 years in Colony.