GRIFFIN – Owen 9th Regiment

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Name GRIFFIN – Owen
Regiment (s) 9th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2126
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th September 1843 / 18 years / Chatham Kent England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8 in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / Gunshot wound (unspecified)
Overseas Service/Duration East Indies – 1 year 328 days
Length of Service 3 years 23 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 28th May 1847 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign Medals Sutlej Campaign Medal 1845 – 46: action at Moodkee, Ferozeshuhur, Aliwal and Sobraon
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Pound Town near Dublin
Pension Districts 1847 1st Dublin
1853-1910 Western Australia
Pension Paid 9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22nd November 1852 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
DUDBROOK 7th February 1853
Date/Place of Birth c1824 Dunlavin Wicklow Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism Roman Catholic parish of Dunlavin Wicklow Ireland
Father
Date/Place of Birth
GRIFFIN Thomas
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
LENNAN / LINNOX Margaret
Unknown date Ballinard Donard Ireland
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
PERRY Anne Marie
B 1829 Rathfarnum Dublin Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage c1852 Rathfarnum, Dublin Ireland (tentative)
Children by 1st Wife Thomas B 1853 Dublin Ireland
D 20th March 1910 Western Australia
Hannah Maria B 1854 Fremantle Western Australia
D 6th July 1854 Western Australia
Mary B 1859 Fremantle Western Australia
D 30th March 1861 Fremantle Western Australia
William John B 1861 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1937 Western Australia
Alfred B 1863 Fremantle Western Australia
D 11th February 1866 Fremantle Western Australia
Anne (Annie) B 1866 Fremantle Western Australia
M ANDERSON William 19th September 1888 St. Patrick’s Fremantle Western Australia
D 28th April 1958 Hollywood Repatriation Hospital Western Australia
Bernard Patrick B 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1958 Western Australia
Mary Theresa B 1870 Fremantle Western Australia
D 4th September 1922 Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
PERRY Patrick
“Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Bessie
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Warder Fremantle Prison
Newspaper Articles Not yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial 21st January 1910 Attfield Street Fremantle Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
17th June 1913 Osborne Park Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Will or Probate None known
Further Information Owen Griffin lived for many years in one of the cottages alongside Fremantle Gaol, where he worked. Then he moved to Attfield St Fremantle where he remained until his death in 1910.