HORGAN – Cornelius Royal Artillery Depot

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Royal Artillery Badge

Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp

NameHORGAN – Cornelius
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery Depot
Regiment Number (s)
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
5th February 1838 / 18 years / Woolwich England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7¼ in
Fair / Grey / Brown / Face Smallpox scars
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 5 years
Crimea – 10 months
Length of Service21 years  102 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner / 20th September 1859 / Woolwich Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimean with Sebastopol Clasp
Intended Residence at
Not Yet Known
Pension Districts1859 London
1862 Tilbury
1862-1866 Western Australia
1866-1888 South Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
8th October 1862 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
YORK   31st December 1862
Date/Place of Birth1820  St. Mary’s Cork 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
Possibly:  BARRY  Mary
Date/Place of Marriage1886  Frome South Australia
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
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
Not applicable
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Advertiser Thursday 9th July 1866 – page 3 – Hogan charged no visible means of support
South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail   Saturday 23rd October 1880 page 4 – HORGAN a witness to a death
Departure from Western
A  C and M HORGAN left on the “Emily Smith”  in  January 1866
Pension paid South Australia June 1866 – 1878
Date/Place of Death/Burial17th November 1888 Adelaide South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1841 British Army World Wide Index has Cornelius with the 1st Batallion Royal Artillery 8th Company at Leith Fort Glasgow Scotland
1851 British Army World Wide Index has Cornelius with the 1st Batallion Royal Artillery at Portobello Dublin Ireland1874-1888 Royal Adelaide Hospital – several admissions