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HERRICK / HERRICKS / HARRICK – Patrick 73rd and 81st Regiment

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EPF Disbanded 1887 EPG Gazette October 2011

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73rd Regiment Colours
81st Regiment Colours
South Africa Medal
Indian Mutiny Medal
Fremantle Harbour
Regiment (s)73rd and 81st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2739 / 899
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
16th December 1847 / 17 years 9 months / Birr Kings Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Grey / Sandy going Grey / None
Overseas Service/DurationCape of Good Hope – 6 years 229 days
East Indies – 7 years 92 days
Length of Service21 years 22 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 6th April 1869 / Buttervant Ireland
Campaign MedalsKaffir War Medals for 1851-1853
Indian Mutiny Medal
Intended Residence at
Birr Kings Ireland
Pension Districts1869 Birr
1873 Greenwich
1874-1906 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/1d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/3½d per diem for service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st November 1873 Gravesend England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NAVAL BRIGADE 18th February 1874
Date/Place of Birth1st January 1832 Birr Kings Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
B c1834
Date/Place of Marriagec1860 Not yet known
Children by 1st WifeCatherine B 9th December 1862 Dinapore India M HICKS Robert Fremantle 1883
D 11th May 1929 East Fremantle Western Australia
bur Congregational Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia (with husband)
Patrick B 26 August 1865 in Alverstoke Hampshire, England
Did not marry
D 1915 Roebourne, Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Possibly PEACOCK Elizabeth
1st Husband of WifeSCULTHORPE William Alexander (see further information)
Date/Place of Marriage2nd Quarter 1852 Bethnal Green, London
Children by 1st HusbandWilliam B London, England
Alexander B London, England
Eliza B 1860 in Dinapur, India
Land Grants Western
North Fremantle Lot P92
1 acre
5th December 1883 Title Application
5th August 1884 title 6/150 issued
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 6th April 1887 page 5 Disbandment of the Enrolled Guard
The Daily News (Perth WA) Tuesday 21st May 1929 page 8 Obituary Catherine Hicks
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial22nd June 1906 Fremantle Western Australia
Congregational Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1878 Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851 Patrick Herrick 2739 Private Depot 73rd foot location Naas Ireland
1861 Patrick Herrick 2739/899 Private 81st foot location Rawalpindee (sic)
Discharge having complete 2 terms of service
He had sundry arrests for drunkenness.
November 1880 Patrick Herrick was on the nominal list for the Enrolled Guard. He was living in No 1 Barracks Fremantle with 2 children. Employed at the Fremantle magazine 1881. 13th April 1881 dismissed, joined the Enrolled Guard 25th September 1886.Thanks to Robyn Hukin who for family history that notes William Alexander Sculthorpe was a East India Company Colour Sgt who had died in Dinap. Patrick who died 1915 was on the lugger “spider” in Cossack Creek of supposed heart failure.