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
4th 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 / 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 DistrictsWoolwich
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
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 1966 Fremantle Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
31st October 1867 received 15/0d for services as temporary Assistant Warder 26-28th October 1867
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 Fremantle Cemetery
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known: several possibilities in Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationElizabeth Fitzpatrick (wife) was possibly living at Doriston, Knutsford Street Fremantle in December 1920