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12th Suffolk Regiment Cap Badge
NameFAWL – Andrew
Regiment (s)12th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1112
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
4th March 1839 / 15 years / Athlone Roscommon Ireland
Description – Height
6 Ft ¾ in
Fair / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMauritius – 9 years 11 months
Australian Colonies – 5 years 3 months
Length of Service20 Years 88 days + 3 years underage
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 29th May 1860 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Chatham Kent England
Pension Districts1860 Chatham
1861 West Australia
1862 – 1863 Sydney
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
10th November 1860 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PALMERSTON 11th February 1861
Date/Place of Birth1822 St Peters Guernsey Channel Islands
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
FAWL Bryan
1786 St Mary’s Limerick Ireland
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
1st September 1818 St Mary’s Limerick Ireland
SiblingsJohn B 1826 Gibraltar
Robert Fall B 24th January 1830 Gibraltar
Eliza / Elana Fall B 16th December 1832 Gibraltar
bap 27th December 1832 St Mary the Crowned Gibraltar
James M’Alpine Fawl  B 1847 D 1892
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesSydney Morning Herald Saturday 19th November 1870 page 10
Departure from Western
Pension paid 1862 New South Wales Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial8th December 1863 Sydney New South Wales Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide index
1841 Andrew Fawl Private 1112 12th regiment location Mauritius
1851 As above location Chatham.
Discharge due to chronic rheumatism and being generally worn out.
Andrew’s father was Sergeant Bryan Fawl of the 12th Foot. His pension was paid in NSW from 1845 to his death in 1870 and he was buried in Petersham Cemetery. He was a barracks sergeant for 10 years after his retirement. He married his second wife Catherine Hehir at St. Munchins Limerick City on 9 November 1840. Catherine died 1874 at New South Wales aged 75. Another son was James M’Alpin Fawl, a Sydney solicitor 1840-1892