FINNEGAN / FINIGAN – James 9th Regiment

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NameFINNEGAN / FINIGAN – James
Regiment (s)9th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2920
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
24th January 1848 / 17 years 10 months / Dublin Ireland
Harness maker
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6¼ in
Fair / Brown / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMalta – 8 months
Crimea – 1 month OR 1 year (anomaly in discharge papers)
Length of Service8 years 187 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 27th October 1856 / Limerick Ireland
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with clasp for Sebastopol
Turkish Crimea Medal.
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1856 1st Dublin
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th October 1866 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CORONA 22nd December 1866
Date/Place of Birth24th April 1830 St Nicholas Dublin Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
FINNEGAN James
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
TEARNEY Helen
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
KILLEEN (KILIEN) Catherine
c1837 Birr Kings Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage20th April 1871 Perth Western Australia (RC)
Children by 1st WifeMichael (twin) B 10th February 1872 Perth Western Australia
D 1908 West Kimberley Western Australia (tentative)
Patrick (twin) B 10th February 1872 Perth Western Australia
Margaret Mary Kate B 1874 Perth, Western Australia
Notes: Michael & Patrick recorded with Catherine Killeen as mother but ‘John’ as father – Margaret Mary Kate born six months after death of father James
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
KILLEEN or KILIEN James
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
NUGENT Margaret
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifeREEDY John James
Date/Place of Marriage 1891 Perth Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandStillborn Male B 1892 Perth Western Australia
D 1892 Perth Western Australia
bur East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
John Thomas B 1894 Perth Western Australia
Matthew James B 1896 Perth Western Australia
D 12th April 1927 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial3rd December 1873 Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
6th March 1901 Fremantle Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia (registered as FINNIGAN)
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information3rd February 1876 Widow Catherine applies for (poor) relief