GIFFNEY / GIFFENEY – Michael 19th Regiment

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Name GIFFNEY / GIFFENEY – Michael
Regiment (s) 19th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1103
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
20th January 1838 / 21 years /  Carlow Carlow Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7½ in
Sallow / Hazel / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/Duration Mediterranean – 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 Service 21 years 30 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 22nd February 1859 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign Medals Crimea Medal with Sebastopol clasp
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Wicklow Ireland
Pension Districts 1859 1st Liverpool
1859 Western Australia
Pension Paid 11d 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 Birth 1817 Kilbride Wicklow Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Date/Place of Marriage Not applicable
Children by 1st Wife Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles The Herald 28th May 1870
Inquirer & Commercial News 15th July 1891
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial 6th June 1891 Mt Eliza Depot Perth Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or Probate None known
Further Information M. Giffney donated 10/- to the building of a new church and school at Albany.