FENNESSEY – John 96th 53rd and 94th Regiment

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Name FENNESSEY – John
Regiment (s)96th 53rd and 94th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2081 / ? / 687
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
27th March 1847 / 19 years / Thurles Tipperary Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8 in
Fresh / Blue / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationVan Diemen’s Land – 1 year 3 months
East Indies – 12 years 3 months
Length of Service14 years 216 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 29th October 1861 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal with Lucknow Clasp
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Clonmel Tipperary Ireland
Pension Districts1861 Clonmel
1862 Bermuda
1863-1866 Western Australia
1866-1895 Adelaide South Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th October 1862 Gravesend England (via Bermuda)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 15th February 1863
Date/Place of Birthc1828 Boherlane near Cashel Tipperary 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
DOWNEY Mary E
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage8th February 1875 St. Lawrence Church Adelaide South Australia
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
DOWNEY John
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesSouth Australian Register 29th January 1866 – page 2
The Advertiser South Australia 2nd August 1904 – page 4 and 5
South Australian Advertiser 13th April 1866 – page 2 (possible)
Departure from Western
Australia
1866 to South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial13th June 1895 Brompton South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
31st July 1904 Coglin Street Brompton South Australia
Roman Catholic Section West Terrace Cemetery South Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information