FANNON – Patrick 67th and 99th Regiment

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67th South Hampshire

99th Regiment Lanarkshire

NameFANNON – Patrick
Regiment (s)67th and 99th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1584 / 491
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
5th June 1840 / 17 years / Galway Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
6 Ft 1 in
Fair / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America – 2 years 3 months
Gibraltar – 3 years 1 month
West Indies – 2 years 1 month
Length of Service21 years 63 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate /8th September 1862 / Cork Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Athlone Ireland
Pension Districts1862 Athlone Ireland
1865-1893 Western Australia
Pension Paid11d per diem
18th January 1887 increased to 1/4d per diem for service to Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th September 1865 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
VIMIERA 22nd December 1865
Date/Place of Birthc1823 Drum Athlone Roscommon 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
LYONS Mary
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage1863 Athlone Ireland
Children by 1st WifeMartin B 1864 Ireland
D 12th November 1941 South Fremantle Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
James (FANNOW) B 4th November 1867 Perth Western Australia
M DOUGLASS Florence 30th July 1887 Fremantle Western Australia
D 5th August 1926 South Fremantle Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Robert B 8th October 1869 Perth Western Australia
M MEAD Bridget 1891 Fremantle Western Australia
D 10th August 1938 North Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Francis B 1st December 1874 Perth Western Australia
D 8th February 1939 South Fremantle Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Mary Theresa B 14th August 1876 Perth Western Australia
D Not yet known
Patrick B 7th October 1878 Fremantle Western Australia
M HEATH Lydia 15th July 1919 St George’s Hanover Square London England (Born 1885 father Samuel Heath)
D 3rd December 1944 Kalgoorlie Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Bernard B 20 February 1881 Fremantle WA
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
1st grant Y 126 Perth transferred to Thomas Minorgan on 31 March 1881
19th August 1881 assigned North Fremantle P 68 of 2 acres corner of Alfred and Thompson Streets
31st January 1884 Title Application
15th May 1884 Title issued 6/160
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Herald Fremantle Saturday 7th April 1883 – page 3
The Inquirer and Commercial News Perth Wednesday 9th February 1887 – page 5 Assault on Mary Fannon by Eliza bell and Kate Taaffe
The Daily News Perth Saturday 16th September 1893- page 2
The West Australian Wednesday 26th August 1903 page 1 Funeral Notice Mary Fannon
The Daily News Thursday 12th August 1926 page 5 obituary of James Fannon
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial16th September 1893 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
25th August 1903 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide index
1841 Patrick Fannon 1584 Private 67th Foot location Drummondville Canada
1851 2 entries Patrick Fannon 1584
1 location Depot 6th Foot Isle of Wight
2 location Gibraltar
Discharge at own request having served upwards of 21 years 1880 Patrick Fannon is living at No 1 barracks Fremantle with his wife and 8 children we are missing one
1881 Bought barracks excess furniture
25th February 1892 Sergeant of Police John Connor reporting on the circumstances of Patrick Fannon said he had 2 married sons living in Fremantle who could not contribute much to their father’s support, his wife is currently serving 1 months imprisonment from yesterday. Patrick was suffering from rheumatism. SROWA Cons 527 1892/0357
Son Patrick 1915 enlisted in the AIF 11th Battalion and served at Gallipoli. He was discharged after 13 months for disciplinary reasons and returned to WA. He re-enlisted in the 44th Battalion on 20th November 1916 and once again served overseas. He gave his brothers James and Robert as his next of kin. He returned to WA on 8th October 1919 and was discharged on 28th December 1919. While overseas he married Lydia Heath at St George’s Hanover Square London on 15th July 1919.