FAHEY – Patrick 78th and 71st Regiment

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78th Regiment Highlanders Colours

71st Regiment Highland Light Infantry Colours

Crimean War Medal

Turkish Crimea Medal

Death of Four Old Veterans

NameFAHEY – Patrick
Regiment (s)78th and 71st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) – / 3797
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
24th April 1845 / 19 years / Kilkenny Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6¾ in
Fresh / Grey / Dark Grey / None
Overseas Service/DurationCrimea – 1 year 6 months
Malta – 1 year 8 months
East Indies – 4 years
Length of Service18 years 97 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 4th August 1863 / Royal Hospital Netley Hampshire England
Campaign MedalsCrimea Medal
Crimea Turkish Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Callan Kilkenny Ireland
Pension Districts1863 Kilkenny
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
7th April 1866 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
BELGRAVIA 4th July
Date/Place of Birthc1826 Callan Kilkenny 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
DALTON Mary
c 1845 (Fremantle Death)
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known Fremantle RC
Children by 1st WifeSarah Grace B 19th October 1867 Perth Western Australia
M PRINGLE Andrew 22nd January 1894 Fremantle Western Australia
D 12th July 1945 Mosman Park Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
John Edward B 11th November 1869 Perth Western Australia
D Not yet known
Catherine Grace B 23rd April 1872 Perth Western Australia
D 1873 Perth Western Australia
Patrick Joseph B 23rd March 1874 Perth Western Australia
D 1875 Perth Western Australia
Unnamed Male B 1876 Perth Western Australia
D 1876 Perth Western Australia
Christopher Patrick B 1877 Western Australia
D 6 February 1931 Fremantle aged 53
Buried Fremantle Cemetery, Grantee Miss Barbara Pringle
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifeRITCHIE Mathew
Date/Place of Marriage1881Northampton, Western Australia, he dies 15 May 1892, Greenough, Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandNone known
Land Grants Western
Australia
22nd June 1881 widow granted Perth Town Lot Y142
0.2.28 acres
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer & Commercial News 7th July 1880 (Obit.)
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial2nd 1880 Perth Western Australia OF Abscess and Pyaemia at Colonial Hospital Perth, a pauper
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
7 August 1925 Fremantle
Buried Fremantle Cemetery, Grantee Miss Barbara Pringle
Will or ProbateWill made: available from WA SRO Cons 3403 Item 1881-614
Further Information1851 Muster & Pay List or Census Aden [WO 12-8349]

1861 Muster & Pay List or Census Sealkote, East Indies [WO12-7902]

Discharge: Constitution broken down by liver disease (hepatitis). Cannot do much toward own support. Two Good Conduct badges.