GURNEY – Patrick 65th 74th 52nd 23rd and 17th Regiment

Return to Palmerston EPF List

Click on images to view (if available) a larger image. Use your browser’s Back button to return to site.

NameGURNEY – Patrick
Regiment (s)65th 74th 52nd 23rd and 17th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1269 – 65th Regiment
26 – 17th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
23rd February 1838 / 19 years / Naas Kildare Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6½ in
Fresh / Brown / Dark brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America – 20 years 5 months
Length of Service22 years 131 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 19th July 1859 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Woolwich
Pension Districts1859 Woolwich (transferred to Tilbury Fort)
1861-1868 Western Australia
Pension Paid8½d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
10th November 1860 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PALMERSTON 11th February 1861
Date/Place of Birth1819 Newbridge Kildare Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
DEVANEY / DEVANY Ann
B 1819 Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage31st July 1848 St James Street Methodist Church Montreal Canada
Children by 1st WifeJames Evans B 1851 Montreal Canada
M WIMBRIDGE Ellen Teresa 5th February 1872 Perth Western Australia
D 12th November 1931 York Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Susan B 1855  Montreal Canada
M CARTWRIGHT Thomas 1872 Perth Western Australia
D 9th February 1906 North Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
William John B 6th January 1859 Not yet known
bap 30th January 1859 St Patrick’s Catholic Church Montreal Canada
M BATTY Mary 14th October 1880 New Norcia Western Australia
D 11th December 1942 York Western Australia
Bridget B 1862 Fremantle Western Australia
D 14th November 1897 Perth Western Australia
bur East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
DEVANEY Patrick
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian Tuesday 17th November 1931 – page 7
West Australian Saturday 6th February 1886 – page 5
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial14th October 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
23rd February 1897 Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationInformation extracted from entries by Elissa Kester, J.M. Duke and Donald J. Graham in British Genealogy and Family History Forum