HAGAN – Denis 97th Regiment

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Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp

Turkish Crimea Medal

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NameHAGAN – Denis
Regiment (s)97th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2277
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
28th May 1845 / 22 years / Liverpool Lancashire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Grey / Fair / Gunshot wound in the right forearm causing contraction of the elbow and stiffness of the thumb
Overseas Service/DurationMalta – 1 year 259 days
North America – 4 years 253 days
Greece – 168 days
Crimea – service duration not stated
Length of Service10 years 288 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 11th March 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimean War Medal with Sebastopol clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Pension Districts1856 1st Liverpool
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1881 increased to 1/6d per diem  for service to Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th October 1866 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CORONA 22nd December 1866
Date/Place of Birthc1823 Newry Down Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
HAGAN Philip
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
B c1841
Date/Place of Marriage30th October 1859 Liverpool Lancashire England
Children by 1st WifeRobert James B 1861 Liverpool Lancashire England
M 1890 BOWMAN Hannah Louisa Perth Western Australia
D 1926 Perth Western Australia
Michael B 1863 Liverpool Lancashire England
D 3rd September 1884 Western Australia
bur East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Sarah B 1867 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1867 Fremantle Western Australia
Mary (May) Ellen B 1872 Northam Western Australia
M RUBERY Peter  1892 Perth Western Australia
D 1957 Perth Western Australia
Margaret (Marguerita) B 1875 Perth Western Australia
M SAUNDERS George 1912 Leederville Western Australia
D Not yet known
Denis Michael B 1878 Perth Western Australia
M Not yet known
D 1948 Yilgarn District Western Australia
Elizabeth Mary B 1880 Perth Western Australia
M Not yet known
D 1935 Northam Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
22nd June 1881 granted Lot P35 Northam
10 acres
property later burnt out and Denis Hagan moved to Murray Street Perth Western Australia
Occupation after
Convict guard in Northam Western Australia
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian 8 July 1889 – page 3 (Obit.)
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial7th July 1889 Murray Street West Perth Western Australia
8th July 1889 East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
19th June 1912 West Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Cemetery Karrakatta Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationErickson considers that Denis and Ann Hagan may have had another 7 children who died in their infancy(!)
Denis Hagan is recorded as being a Corporal at Sebastopol in the Crimean War Casualties list: He was also appointed Corporal for the voyage of the Corona to WA in 1866