FENNELL – Michael 59th Regiment

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NameFENNELL – Michael
Regiment (s)59th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2539
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
21st December 1848 / 17 years 6 months / Westminster Middlesex England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationChina – 4 years 330 days
China – 1 year 270 days
Ceylon – 197 days
Cape of Good Hope – 2 years 331 days
India – 1 year 212 days
Length of Service22 years 191 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 17th January 1871 / Chichester Sussex England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Glasgow Scotland
Pension Districts1871 1st Glasgow
1873 Greenwich
1874-1907 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/1d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/3½d per diem for Service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st November 1873 Gravesend England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NAVAL BRIGADE 18th February 1874
Date/Place of Birthc1831 Chelsea London Middlesex England
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
CALLAGHAN Elizabeth
c1832 Monaghan Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage19th December 1855 Glendermott Derry Ireland
Children by 1st WifeEmma B 24th September 1861 Cape of Good Hope
M COOPER George 1880 Fremantle Western Australia
D 28th April 1926 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Thomas B c1864 England
M 1st JACKSON Ellen Hall 5th July 1889 Perth Western Australia
M 2nd LEWIS Mary Elizabeth Western Australia
Theresa
B August 1867 Ireland
M ADAMS James Harwood 1888 Perth Western Australia
D 25th June 1937 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Michael
B c1870 Trincamalee Ceylon
D 6th June 1917 West Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Mary
B c1870 Not yet known
M SEERY Thomas Aloysius 26th August 1891
D 2nd November 1927 Subiaco Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Albany Lot P14
2.0.24 Acres
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial16th August 1907 Home of Peace Subiaco Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
14th February 1897 Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationGardener at Government House.  Became Major Domo Government House for Lord John FORREST.  Attended Admiral Beatty reception at Government House and featured in photo.  Articles in the Inquirer and Commercial News.