GALBRAITH / GILBREATH – William 89th Regiment Depot

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Name GALBRAITH / GILBREATH – William
Regiment (s)89th Regiment Depot
Regiment Number (s) 2208
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
10th September 1844 / 19 years 9 months / Belfast Antrim Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
 5 Ft 7½ in
Fresh / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 8 months
Crimea – 5 months
Malta – 4 months
Gibraltar – 3 months
Cape of Good Hope – 1 year
East Indies – 1 year 5 months
Length of Service16 years 323 Days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 16th September 1861 / Fermoy Barracks Cork Ireland
Campaign MedalsCrimea Medal with Sebastopol Clasp
Turkish-Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Belfast Ireland
Pension Districts1861 2nd Belfast
1862 Bermuda
1863-1880 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1878 Increased to 1/3d per diem for service Enrolled Force
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 Birthc1824 Magherafelt Londonderry Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
GALBRAITH Robert
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsJames B Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
SCRIMPHETT SMURFIT or SMOFPHET Eliza Jane or Elizabeth
c1832 Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage24th September 1849 Banagher Kings Ireland
Children by 1st WifeSarah B c1851 Clonmel Ireland
M PERRY John Henry 1875 Perth Western Australia
D 1919 Yilgarn Western Australia
Mary Ann B Ireland
M LLOYD John1871 Canning Western Australia
D 1st December 1873 Beverley Western Australia
Catherine B Ireland
M TATHUM Joseph James Western Australia
D 21st August 1928 West Murray Western Australia
William James B Not yet known
Robert John B 1864 York Western Australia
M BARRINGTON Mary AnnYalgoo Western Australia
D 2nd August 1931 Latham Western Australia
Arundel Edward B 1867 York Western Australia
M MURRAY Mary Elizabeth5th February 1890 Gingin Western Australia
Ernest Edward B 1870 Harvey Road Western Australia
D 5th June 1923 Pinjarra Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Assistant Warder from 27th October 1863 to 24th February 1871
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian 6th January 1880 – page 2
The Herald Fremantle 10th January 1880 – page 2
Inquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 18th January 1893 – page 6
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial4th January 1880 Perth Western Australia (states in Perth Street)
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
2nd December 1880 “The Home” Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationSROWA Cons 527/1207/21 17th January 1880 Mother applied for two youngest sons aged 5 and 7 years to be admitted to orphanage.  Admitted 24th January 1880.  Uncertain which sons referred to as ages incorrect.