FITZPATRICK – Thomas 59th and 12th Regiment 2nd Battalion

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Name FITZPATRICK – Thomas
Regiment (s)59th and 12th Regiment 2nd Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 1467 / 1761
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
23rd June 1840 / 18 years 2 months /Cavan Ireland
Tailor
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8¾ in
Fresh / Grey / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMauritius – 8 years 10 months
Cape of Good Hope – 7 years 2 months
Length of Service21 years 172 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 27th May 1862 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsKaffir War Medal 1851/2/3
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Bristol England
Pension Districts1862 Bristol
1862 Bermuda
1863-1867 Western 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 Birthc1822 Anna near Belluster Cavan 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
UNKNOWN (possibly) Mary
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
(between 1861 and 1863)
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
2nd Husband of WifeMURPHY Patrick or DUNN William
Date/Place of Marriage1869 Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandNot yet known
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/Burial4th May 1867 Fremantle Western Australia
St. Patrick’s Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1851 English Census shows FITZPATRICK Thomas unmarried soldier 2/12th Regiment born Ireland – residence Clifton Gloucestershire England