FARRELL – Michael 99th and 77th Regiment

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NameFARRELL – Michael
Regiment (s)99th and 77th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2856 – 77th
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th October 1852 / 17 years 9 months / Cork Cork Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6 in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / loss of two fingers left hand by amputation after wounded
Overseas Service/DurationMediterranean Crimea and Turkey – 9 months
Length of Service3 years 15 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 22nd January 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Alma and Inkerman clasps
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Castlemartyr Cork Ireland
Pension Districts1856 Fermoy
1857 Clonmel
1857 1st Cork
1857 Fermoy
1858 Clonmel
1858-1898 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
1874 Increased to 9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th August 1858 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
EDWIN FOX 20th November 1858
Date/Place of Birthc1835 Ballymacoda Castlemartyr Cork 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
BYRNE or BRIEN or O BRIEN Catherine or Katherine
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeMary Jane B 1859 Western Australia
D 1874 Western Australia
Michael
B 1862 Geraldton Western Australia
M OLLY Elizabeth 1888 Geraldton Western Australia
D 1931 Geraldton Western Australia
Margaret
B 1864 Geraldton Western Australia
M PEARSE Henry 1883 Greenough Western Australia
D 24th July 1944 Glendalough Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Ellen B 1866 Geraldton Western Australia
M MURPHY Jeremiah 1884 Geraldton Western Australia
D Not yet known
Edmund B 1869 Greenough Western Australia
D Not yet known
William
B 1874 Greenough Western Australia
M WELLINGTON Helena 1893 Northampton Western Australia
D Not yet known
Mary Ann
B 1874 Geraldton Western Australia
M PARK William Henry 1899 Geraldton Western Australia
D 29th July 1953 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Launcelot
B 1876 Geraldton Western Australia
M WELLINGTON Maud Mary Ann 1900 Northampton Western Australia
D Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
O’BRIAN Edmund
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
WALSH Mary
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Upper Greenough G36
20 acres
Occupation after
Arrival
Farmer and Station hand
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burialc1898 England (possibly In Patient Chelsea Hospital)
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
1916 Geraldton Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationRica Erickson dictionary’s state land grand 40 acres. Land Grant certificate shows 20 acres