FARRELL – John 28th 22nd and 43rd Regiment

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28th Regiment North Gloucestershire Colour

22nd Cheshire Regiment of Foot

43rd Regiment

Indian Mutiny Medal

Died on wreck of EMMA -Perth Gazette 12 July 1867

NameFARRELL – John
Regiment (s)28th 22nd and 43rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1599 (28th)
2724 (22nd)
3379 (43rd)
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
15th June 1841 / 22 years / Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 5½ in
Fresh / Grey / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationAustralia – 3 months
East Indies – 19 years 4 months
Length of Service21 years 32 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 15th July 1862 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal 1857-59
Intended Residence at
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1862 1st Dublin
1864 Tilbury
1864-1867 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st July 1864 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 12th September 1864
Date/Place of Birth1819 St. Bridget’s 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
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette & WA Times Friday 17th February 1865 – page 2
Perth Gazette & West Australian Times (1864-1874) 23rd August 1867 – page 3
Western Ancestor December 1985 – page  159
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1867 At sea: wreck of the Emma off Dirk Hartog Island Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationInformation available on the loss of the schooner Emma in 1867