GRATTAN / GRATTON / GRATTEN – John 49th Regiment

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Name GRATTAN / GRATTON / GRATTEN – John
Regiment (s) 49th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2664
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
21 Oct 1848 / 18 years / Templemore Tipperary Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6¾ in
Fair /Hazel / Brown / Amputated right finger
Overseas Service/Duration Ionian Islands – 2 years
Crimea – 1 year 6 months
Length of Service 6 years 325 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 3rd June 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign Medals Crimea War Medal with Alma, Inkermann and Sebastopol clasps
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts 1856 Dublin
1862 Tullamore
1862-1884 Western Australia
Pension Paid 8d per diem
18th January 1881 Increased to 1/2d per diem  for service to Enrolled Force in Western Australia
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 1830 Edenderry Philipstown Kings County 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
UNKNOWN Elizabeth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage Not yet known
Children by 1st Wife Joseph B c 1856 (Tentative)
D 1863 Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
1868 and 1874 granted Locations G40 & G41 at Upper Greenough of 20 Acres each
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles Perth Inquirer 1863 (Lancashire Relief Fund)
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial 12th May 1884 Perth Western Australia
13th May 1884 Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or Probate Copy of will available at Western Australian State Records Office [SRO Cons 3458-1885-061]
Further Information 19th November 1880 shown on roll of Enrolled Guard as occupying quarters with wife and 5 children  in No. 1 Barrack Fremantle. Details of 4 children unknown