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FALLASSY / FALLASSEY – Peter 2nd Regiment

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2nd Regiment
Regiment (s)2nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1162
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
15th June 1839 /  23 years /  Cork Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 3½ in
Fresh / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 5 years 11 months
Length of Service13 years 1 day
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 15th May 1852/ Kinsale Ireland
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Not stated
Pension Districts1852 1st Dublin
1853 – 1855 West Australia
Pension Paid7d per diem Temporary for 3 Years 29th June 1852 to expiry on 9th July 1855
Refused further pension  17th July 1855
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
2nd February 1853 Portsmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PYRENEES 30th April 1853
Date/Place of Birth1816 Kenneigh Bandon Cork Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
B c1822 unknown location
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeMargaret B c1851
D 14th March 1853 aboard “Pyrenees II”
Peter John B 1853 Albany Western Australia
bur 7th June 1854 Albany Western Australia
Mary Ann B 1855 Albany Western Australia
D 30th April 1876 Adelaide South Australia
Bur West Terrace Cemetery Adelaide SA
Ellen Elizabeth B 1858 Albany Western Australia
D 24th September 1885 Adelaide South Australia
Margaret B 1860 Albany Western Australia
D 14th June 1863 Adelaide South Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Express and Telegraph (Adelaide) Tuesday 2nd May 1876 page 1 Funeral notice Mary Ann Fallacy (sic)
The Express and Telegraph (Adelaide) Tuesday 2nd August 1898 page 2 Funeral notice Mary Ann Farracy (sic)
Departure from Western
Departed for Adelaide between1860 and 1863 (based on births and deaths of children) ship unknown
Date/Place of Death/Burial11th September 1867 Adelaide South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
31st July 1898 New Thebarton Hindmarsh South Australia (Farracy)
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Peter Fallasy (sic) 1162 Private 2nd Foot location Deesa
1851 Peter Fallacy (sic) 1163 (sic) Private 2nd foot location Clonmel
Discharge due to heart disease and difficulty breathing
Surgeons Log states 9th January 1853 Peter FALASSY put on sick list after falling down main hatchway and struck against the prison bar in his fall fracturing his ribs.
15th January 1853 Margaret Falassy age 2 was treated for diarrhoea on board the Pyrenees she again received treatment on March 3rd for meningitis and died March 14th.
March 24th Mrs Falassy age 30 also received medical treatment during the voyage