HOULAHAN / HULLIHAN – John 30th Regiment

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30th Regiment Cambridgshire Crest

Lived Bunbury Town

Regiment (s)30th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 951
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
24th January / 18 years / Athlone Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7¾ in
Fresh / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationBermuda – 2 years 11 months
North America – 1 year 11 months
Length of Service21 years 86 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 25th July 1853 / Fermoy Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Manchester Lancashire England
Pension Districts1853 Manchester
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th January 1856 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM HAMMOND 29th March 1856
Date/Place of Birth1813 Killerton Ballinasloe Galway Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismOctober 1813 St Nicholas North and East Galway Ireland
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
SULLIVAN Susan(na)
B c1794 Galway Ireland
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
B c1819 Ireland
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeJohn B c1850 Canterbury Kent England
M WELLS Martha 21st January 1872 Geraldton Western Australia
D 1896 Perth Western Australia
Mary B 1858
M Not yet known
D Not yet known
Elizabeth Louise B 1860
M BLYTHE James Drummond 1885 Bunbury Western Australia
D 1946 Perth Western Australia
Thomas B 29th August 1862 Bunbury Western Australia
M KELLY Alicia 30th August 1887  (RC) Geraldton Western Australia
D 14th November 1928 Northam Western Australia
Father of 1st wife

Date/Place of Birth
WELLS Alexander – Royal Artillery 4th Battalion
Arrived “CLARA” 1857
12th October 1817 Leigh Kent England
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
GOLDING Caroline Emily Minnor
26th July 1829 Kent England
5th July 1851 All Saints Tudeley Kent England
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Station Hand, Farmer
Newspaper ArticlesThe West Australian Tuesday 3 July 1900 – page 4
Bunbury Herald Saturday 14 July 1900 – page 2
Sunday Times Sunday 7 January 1906 – page 3
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial18th October 1891 Bunbury Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd July 1900 Norfolk Street Fremantle Western Australia
Fremantle Cemetery
Will or ProbateWill made: copy at SROWA Cons 3404 Item 1898/110
Further InformationThe Houlahan family were “valued retainers” at James Guy Thomas’ homestead Brookhampton (near Geraldton Western Australia)