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DOYLE  Joseph / Royal Canadian Rifles, 25th, 42nd and 30th Foot

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Royal Canadian Uniforms
25TH Regiment King’s Own Scottish Borderers Logo
42ND Regiment Royal Highland Cap Badge
30TH Regiment Cambridgeshire Crest
NameDoyle Joseph
Regiment (s)Royal Canadian Rifles, 25th, 42nd and 30th Foot
Regiment Number (s) 1333
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
19th January 1844 / 14 years / London, Middlesex, England
Description – Height
5 feet 7 inches
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 15 years
Canada – 7 years 3 months
Length of Service21 years 40 days plus 4 years 4 months underage. Total 25 years 4 months:

25th Foot – 13 years 10 months including under age
42nd Foot – 4 years 1 month
30th Foot – 2 years 3 months
Royal Canadian Rifles – 5 years 2 months

Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 29 June 1869
Admitted to pension Birmingham
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
London, England
Pension Districts1869 Birmingham
1870 2nd East London
1871 – 1875 Western Australia (WO WO23_65_00116)
Pension Paid1 shilling 3 1/2 pence per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
6th October 1870
London, England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
STRATHMORE 29th January 1871
Date/Place of Birth1830 Marylebone, London, England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
DOYLE Joseph
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
2nd Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
BONELL Ann previously married to George Macbeth
1841 Birmingham, Warwickshire
Date/Place of Marriage5 Jan 1870 Birmingham, Warwickshire
Children by 2nd WifeHarriet b 8 August 1879, Portland, Port Adelaide, South Australia
D 22 Oct 1879, Portland, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Joseph Thomas b 8 August 1879, Portland, Port Adelaide, South Australia
D 29 Oct 1879, Portland, Port Adelaide, South Australia
1st Husband of Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
MACBETH George Innes
B 12 June 1831 London, England
D October1868 Kensington, London, England
Date/Place of Marriage22 May 1864 Christ Church, Marylebone, London
Children by  1st Husband of WifeAnn Hannah Macbeth
B 29 October 1864 Marylebone, London, England
M GOLD James 24 Nov 1891 Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
D 17 May 1937 • North Kensington, South Australia, Australia
George John Innes Macbeth
B July 1866 Marylebone, London, England
M CAIN Edith Mary, 26 Mar 1891 Holy Trinity, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
D 26 April 1938 Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Joseph Thomas Macbeth
B September Quarter 1868 Marylebone, London, England
D December Quarter 1868 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
3rd Husband of Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
M 1887 Adelaide, Australia
D 1908 in Adelaide
Father of 2nd wife
Date/Place of Birth
BONELL Cornelius
1815 Birmingham, Warwickshire
Mother of 2nd wife
Date/Place of Birth
WOOLFORD Hannah Maria
B about 1814 Birmingham, Warwickshire
M 30 Aug 1835 St Bartholomew, Edgbaston, Warwickshire, England
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 3 February 1871 – Shipping Intelligence from newspaper 3rd February 1871 states “Corporal Doyle and wife and family (2)” arrived
The Adelaide Advertiser 8 April 1915, death of Annie Appleby formerly DOYLE nee BONELL
Departure from Western
About 1879 aboard the Rob Roy
Date/Place of Death/Burial30 November 1883 Adelaide, South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd Wife
7 April 1915 North Kensington, Adelaide, South Australia
Funeral cortege leaves her daughters house – Mrs Annie Gold
Will or ProbateNot yet known
Further Information1841 Census possibly at St Marylebone Workhouse, St Marylebone, Marylebone, London & Middlesex, England – 10 year old pauper

1869 Discharge – Conduct has been good, in possession of 4 Good Conduct Badges. Six times entered into the Regimental defaulters Book and once court-martialled. Discharge proceedings held Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Discharge at own request after 21 years service
1870 11th June declares in Birmingham for “British Civil Service Evidence Of Age” he was born February 1830 as “produced as part of small book or ledger of age at enlistment for 30th Regiment of Foot”

1879 Pension increased for service in the Enrolled Force 11th June, amount not known

1880 The above letter of pension increase returned by Post Office 16 April “Not Known”

6th February 1883 Joseph Doyle age 52 was admitted to the (Royal) Adelaide hospital. At the time he was a married man living at Port Adelaide and had been in the Colony (SA) for 4 years arriving on the Rob Roy. His religion was Church of England.