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GIFFNEY / GIFFENEY – Michael 19th Regiment

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19th Regiment North Riding
Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp
Turkish Crimean Medal
Pensioner Barracks
Regiment (s)19th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1103
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
20th January 1838 / 21 years /  Carlow Carlow Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7½ in
Sallow / Hazel / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMediterranean – 5 years 3 months
West Indies – 2 years 4 months
North America – 3 years 2 months
Turkey and Crimea – 2 years 8 months
Length of Service21 years 30 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 9th February 1859 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea Medal with Sebastopol clasp
Turkish Crimean Medal
Intended Residence at
Wicklow Ireland
Pension Districts1859 1st Liverpool
1859 Coal House Point Battery (near Tilbury)
1859 Western Australia
Pension Paid11d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1859 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SULTANA 19th August 1859
Date/Place of Birth1817 Kilbride Wicklow 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
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Herald 28th May 1870
Inquirer & Commercial News 15th July 1891
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial6th June 1891 Mt Eliza Depot Perth Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Michael Giffney 1103 Private 19th regt. Location Malta
1851 Michael Giffney 1103 Private 19th regt. Location Quebec, Canada east
Discharge at own request after 21 years service.
M. Giffney donated 10/- to the building of a new church and school at Albany.
Michael Giffney was drawing his pension at Busselton December 1862.