GRIFFIN – Owen 9th Regiment

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NameGRIFFIN – 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
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / Gunshot wound (unspecified)
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 1 year 328 days
Length of Service3 years 23 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 28th May 1847 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsSutlej Campaign Medal 1845 – 46: action at Moodkee, Ferozeshuhur, Aliwal and Sobraon
Intended Residence at
Pound Town near Dublin
Pension Districts1847 1st Dublin
1853-1910 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d 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 Birthc1824 Dunlavin Wicklow Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismRoman Catholic parish of Dunlavin Wicklow Ireland
Date/Place of Birth
Date/Place of Birth
Unknown date Ballinard Donard Ireland
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
PERRY Anne Marie
B 1829 Rathfarnum Dublin Ireland
Date/Place of Marriagec1852 Rathfarnum, Dublin Ireland (tentative)
Children by 1st WifeThomas 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
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Warder Fremantle Prison
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial21st January 1910 Attfield Street Fremantle Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
17th June 1913 Osborne Park Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationOwen 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.