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HENNESSY – Richard 37th Regiment

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37th Regiment North Hampshire Badge
Name HENNESSY – Richard
Regiment (s)37th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 790
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th January 1831 / 18 years 8 months / Waterford Waterford Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 in
Fresh / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationHalifax Nova Scotia – 7 months
Length of Service16 years 20 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 26th January 1847 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
possibly Carmarthen Wales
Pension Districts1847 West Wales
1847 2nd Manchester
1850 Clonmel
1856-1862 Western Australia
Pension Paid7d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th June 1856 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RUNNYMEDE 7th September 1856
Date/Place of Birthc1813 Glynconnor Clonmel Tipperary Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not married
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial12th July 1862 Western Australia
St. Patrick’s Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle WA
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index 1841
Richard Hennessey 790 37th Regiment 13/04/1841 Embarked for Service Coys location Limerick & Birr
Richard Hennessey 790 37th Regiment 07/06/1841 Joined from Depot Halifax Nova Scotia
Discharge due to varicose veins of both lower legs