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HOLLOWAY – John 62nd Regiment

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62nd Regiment
Based at Toodyay – Warders’ Quarters demolished early 1930s
Regiment (s)62nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1382
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
5th April 1837 / 20 years / Carlow Carlow Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 9¼ in
Fresh / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 9 years 9 months
Cape of Good Hope – 9 months
Malta – 10 months
Length of Service21 years 26 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 4th August 1858 / Belfast Ireland
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Carlow Ireland
Pension Districts1858 Carlow
1858 2nd Dublin
1862-1879 Western Australia
1880 Victoria
1881 South Australia
1881-1888 Victoria (NAA Reel B2712)
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1878 Increased to 1/5½d per diem for service to Enrolled Force Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
6th October 1861 Portland England via Cape of Good Hope
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LINCELLES 28th January 1862
Date/Place of Birthc1817 Timylen Carlow 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
Date/Place of Marriage11th October 1847 Castle Barracks Cape Town South Africa
Children by 1st WifeEleanora b 1853
Bap 9th July 1853 St. Peter’s Athlone Rosscommon Ireland
M (Helena Theresa) de LUCEY Thomas Richard 1875 Fremantle Western Australia
D 21st April 1926 Geraldton Western Australia
Bur Geraldton Cemetery (Apex Park)
Joseph bap 1862 St. Patrick’s Church Fremantle Western Australia
Lucy B 1865 Toodyay Western Australia
M McADAM Robert Victor
D 9th April 1949 West Subiaco Western Australia
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery
Alphonsus B 1867 Toodyay Western Australia
William Patrick B 1871 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1871 Western Australia
William B 1873 Fremantle Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Land Grants Western
North Fremantle Lot 28P
0.3.17 acres
Occupation after
1867 Police Constable Toodyay Perth and Fremantle
Temporary Assistant warder 1878
Newspaper ArticlesThe Age Monday 22nd August 1887 page 8 Funeral Notice Mary Holloway
The Argus Saturday 7 April 1888 page 12 The immigrants’ Home – death of John Holloway
The Geraldton Guardian Thursday 22nd April 1926 page 2 Obituary Helena de Lucey
Departure from Western
28th October 1879 per Otway from King Georges Sound Mr J Holloway, Mrs Holloway and 4 children (2 males and possibly 1 or 2 females-figure altered)
Date/Place of Death/Burial29 March 1888, Immigrants Home St. Kilda Road, Victoria
Date/Place of Death/Burial
August 1887/ Williamstown Victoria (reg 12310)
Buried Cemetery Williamstown
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Corporal John Holloway 1382 location Hazareebaugh Bengal
1851 Sergeant John Holloway 1382 location Mullingar Ireland
Discharge: Due to chronic rheumatism Note on WO97 Discharge Document page 4 states “inquiry concerning this man from brother 11th June 1869” no further information