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GILMORE – William 94th and 96th Regiment

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94th Regiment Badge
96th Regiment 1875
NameGILMORE – William
Regiment (s)94th and 96th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 123
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
22nd December 1823 / 17 years / Belfast  Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 5¾ in
Fresh / Black / Black / None
Overseas Service/DurationBermuda  – 3 years
Nova Scotia –  8 years
Australia  – 7 years
Length of Service23 years 89 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 17th March 1848 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Belfast Ireland
Pension Districts1848 Belfast
1850 2nd Glasgow
1851-1856 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st February 1851 Falmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERMAID 15th May 1851
Date/Place of Birth1806 Ballymairrett Down  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
c1818 (deduced)
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeMargaret B 1841 (deduced)
M KING George 1860 Western Australia
D  Possible death: 1867 Guildford  Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
North Fremantle lot P13
1 acre allotted 1st September 1851
Re-assigned 1856 to Robert Helliwell
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
None known
Date/Place of Death/Burial6th July 1856 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1880 Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationThe Surgeon Superintendent list no children arriving with William and Mary Ann Gilmore on the Mermaid
19th January 1853 – Witness at Military Court
9th June 1855 – Return of Pensioners in the North Fremantle Pensioner Village living with his wife and 1 child, Protestants
After the death of her husband in 1856 Mrs Gilmore was considered incapable of conducting her own affairs and to provide for herself and in all probability it was felt would have to be maintained as a lunatic. The improvements on the allotment were valued at £15, she was entitled to another £15 for relinquishing the allotment and her late husband had a credit of pension of £4/12/- giving her a balance of £34/12/- plus the value of a few pieces of furniture.
14th December 1871 The resident magistrate Fremantle requested that Mary Gilmore be admitted to the Colonial Hospital Perth. She had for the past 9 months been living with her married daughter but now the son-in-law had turned her out. He further asked if he could be made to maintain her but the Attorney General said legally he did not have to. She was admitted to the Colonial hospital.