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

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59th Regiment

12th Suffolk Regiment Cap Badge

South Africa Medal

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
Description – Height
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
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
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
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
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial4th May 1867 Fremantle Western Australia
St. Patrick’s Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
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