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FARMER – Peter 9th and 98th Regiment

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9th Regiment Royal Norfolk
98th Regiment Prince of Wales
Sutlej w Ferozeshuhuand Sobraon Clasps
Punjab Medal no clasp
NameFARMER – Peter
Regiment (s)9th and 98th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) Not yet known / 2726
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
14th October 1841 / 18 years 1 month / Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6½ in
Dark / Dark Brown / Black / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 15 years 3 months
Length of Service21 years 20 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 12th May 1863 / No place given -Inquiry Colchester Essex England
Campaign MedalsSutlej medal (1846) clasps for Ferreshah and Sobraon: Punjab Medal (1849)
Intended Residence at
5 Pulford Street Pimlico London England
Pension Districts1865 2nd West London
1865 Woolwich
1866 Tilbury
1866 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th October 1866 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CORONA 22nd December 1866
Date/Place of BirthSeptember 1823 St. Andrews Dublin Ireland (WO97)
24th December 1823 St. Peters Dublin Ireland (Civil Service Evidence of age)
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
CANNY (KENNY) (COODY) Eliza or Elizabeth
B Kilkenny Ireland (tentative)
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeJohn B 1868 Perth Western Australia (RC)
Francis B 1870 Fremantle Western Australia (RC)
D 1873 Fremantle Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifeFITZPATRICK Michael – 103rd Regiment
arrived “NORWOOD” 1867
Date/Place of Marriage8th December 1878 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandMAUD B 1879 Fremantle Western Australia
M BARRAN George 1895 Fremantle Western Australia
D 26th August 1966 Willagee Western Australia
Buried Fremantle Cemetery WA
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
31st October 1867 received 15/0d for services as temporary Assistant Warder 26-28th October 1867 employed intermittedly until dismissed 5th November 1875 (dissatisfied with rate of pay) see Barker
Joined the Police Force (served 18th February 1876 to 20th October 1877): Probationary Constable promoted to 2nd Class in 1876
Newspaper ArticlesThe Daily News Thursday 22nd November 1883 – page 3
Western Mail Thursday 30th December 1920 – page 19
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1877 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle WA
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Possible death Elizabeth Fitzpatrick 2nd September 1918 age 91 years, buried Fremantle Cemetery
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851 Peter Farmer 2726 Private 98th Foot location Peshawar
1861 As above location Canterbury
In the 1861 Census RG09/519/199/53 St. Mary’s Northgate Canterbury Kent England Peter Farmer is a single man serving with his regiment.