DOUGHERTY – Peter 8th Regiment 1st Battalion

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Name DOUGHERTY – Peter
Regiment (s) 8th Regiment 1st Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 1715
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
18th December 1839 / 18 years / Dundee Scotland
Flax Dresser
Description – Height
5 Ft 7¾ in
Fair / Grey / Dark brown / Pock Marked
Overseas Service/Duration Halifax Nova Scotia Canada – 6 months
East Indies – 12 years 6 months
Length of Service 21 years 148 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 14th May 1861 / Dublin Ireland
Campaign Medals Indian Mutiny Medal with Delhi and Relief of Lucknow clasps
Intended Residence at
Longford Ireland
Pension Districts 1861 Longford
1862-1864 Western Australia
1864-1866 South Australia
Pension Paid 8d 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 Birth 1821 Dundee Forfarshire (Angus) Scotland
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Date/Place of Marriage Not applicable
Children by 1st Wife Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles Inquirer (WA) 6th April 1864
Inquirer (WA) 12th and 26th October 1864 (“Europa” to South Australia)
South Australian Govt Gazette 1866
Departure from Western
24th October 1864 left for South Australia on “Europa”
Date/Place of Death/Burial 1st July 1866 Adelaide Hospital South Australia (Ref. 18/334)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or Probate None known
Further Information James M.J. (2016) gives 1866 as date of departure from Western Australia