GRADY – Thomas 99th and 4th Regiment

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Name GRADY – Thomas
Regiment (s) 99th and 4th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 3319
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
18th June 1853 / 17 years 9 months / Liverpool Lancashire England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 5 in
Fresh / Blue / Dark Brown / Gunshot wound on left arm
Overseas Service/Duration With the Army in the East (Crimea) – 1 year
Length of Service 3 years 41 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 28th October 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign Medals Crimea War Medal with Alma Inkermann and Sebastopol clasps
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Liverpool Lancashire England
Pension Districts 1856 Galway
1856 Liverpool
1859 1st Liverpool
1859 Galway
1862- November 1866 Western Australia
1867 to March 1879 Melbourne Victoria
Pension Paid 8d per diem
£5 annuity (for Distinguished Conduct Medal)
£10 annuity (for Victoria Cross)
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th March 1862 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NORWOOD 9th June 1862
Date/Place of Birth 1831 or 18th September 1835 Claddagh (Cheddah) Galway County Galway Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
GRADY James
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Ellen
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
DEVANY / DAVENY Catherine
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage 6th August 1855 St Peter’s Liverpool Lancashire [GRO Vol. 8b Page 54]
Children by 1st Wife Mary Ellen B July 1851 Liverpool England
M 1) KENWORTHY Henry 1874 Liverpool Melbourne Victoria
M 2) COAKLEY Daniel 1883 Liverpool Melbourne Victoria
D 15th December 1930 St Kilda Melbourne Victoria
Martin John B 1862 Liverpool England
D 30th April 1890 Melbourne Victoria
bur General Cemetery Melbourne Victoria
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
DAVENY/DEVANY Francis
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
THORNTON Mary
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles London Gazette 1854, 1857
Perth Inquirer 1863
Argus (Victoria) 18th 20th 21st June 1890
Traralgon Record 9th January 1891
Argus 28th January 1891
Argus 24th June 1891
Kilmore Free Press 5th March 1896
Departure from Western
Australia
17th November 1866 departed with wife and children for Melbourne per “Gem”
Date/Place of Death/Burial 18th/19th May 1891 Immigrants’ Home Melbourne Victoria
21st May 1891 Melbourne General Cemetery Victoria
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
12th October 1891 Convent of the Little Sisters of the Poor Northcote Victoria
Melbourne General Cemetery Victoria
Will or Probate None known
Further Information Thomas Grady was the recipient of the Distinguished Conduct Medal and the Victoria Cross for his service at the Crimea