FALLON / FALLEN – James 95th 20th and 54th Regiment

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95th Regiment Derbyshire Uniform

20th Regiment Lancashire Fusiliers Badge

54th Regiment Brass Badges

Army of India Medal

NameFALLON / FALLEN – James
Regiment (s)95th, 20th and 54th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1002 (54th Regiment)
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
21st December 1823 / 20 years / Dublin Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5Ft 7½ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies (Bombay and Madras) –  13 years
Length of Service21 years 27 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 24 February 1845  / Mullingar India
Campaign MedalsArmy of India Medal 1799 – 1826
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1845 2nd Dublin
Pension Paid1/7½d per diem
1873 increased to 2/0d per diem for service to Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
19th March 1857 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLARA 3rd July 1857
Date/Place of Birthc1803 Kilcolman Mayo 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
NUGENT Catherine
B 1825 Dublin Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage9th October 1848 Swords Dublin Ireland
Children by 1st WifeJohn B 1849 Dublin Ireland
D 23rd December 1872 Perth Western Australia
Mary Jane B 1852 Dublin Ireland
D 4th December 1872 Perth Western Australia
Margaret Mary B 1857 Devonshire England
M MOLLOY John 1878 Perth Western Australia
D January 1924 Leederville Western Australia
bur Molloy family grave Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Patrick B 1859 Perth Western Australia
M CAHILL Bridget 1887 Perth Western Australia
D 1933 Swan District Western Australia
Louise B 1861 Perth Western Australia
D 25th April 1881 Perth Western Australia
Malvina MARY B 1864 Perth Western Australia
D 10th October 1882 Perth Western Australia
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
8th October 1884 widow Catherine given land allocation of Perth Lot Y120 after James Fallon’s death
Occupation after
Arrival
Business partnership with Robert Sloan as farmers and carriers of sandalwood under the name “Fallon and Sloan”
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer (Perth) 2nd June 1858
Perth Gazette 29th January 1864
West Australian 31st December 1897
Western Mail 7th January 1898
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial12th October 1873 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
24th December 1897 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateSROWA Consignment 3403 Item 1918-0423
Further InformationJames Fallon involved in the wreck of the Royal Charlotte in Torres Strait in 20th June 1824: spent 42 days “on a rock” on his passage from NSW to India (see WO97)