IRELAND – Richard 63rd Regiment

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63rd Regiment Shoulder Belt Plate

British Crimea Medal (Alma Balaclava Inkerman Sebastopol Clasps)

Turkish Crimea Medal

Land Application

NameIRELAND – Richard
Regiment (s)63rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1407
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
2nd August 1839 / 19 years 3 months / Gloucester England
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Dark / Hazel / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 7 years 7 months
Crimea – 1 year 10 months
Nova Scotia – 3 years 11 months
Length of Service20 years 294 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 14th August 1860 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Alma Balaklava Inkerman and Sebastopol clasps
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Bristol England
Pension Districts1860 Bristol
1860 2nd Manchester
1863-1888 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/1½d per diem
1878 Increased to 1/6d per diem for service in the Enrolled Force Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
15th March 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLYDE 29th May 1863
Date/Place of Birth16th April 1818 Paradise Painswick Gloucestershire England
Date/Place of BaptismSt Mary’s Parish Church Painswick Gloucestershire England
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Granted Perth Pensioner Lot 27/H [located left rear of Eliza Barracks]
0.3.12 acres
Occupation after
Temporary Assistant Warder Fremantle November 1867 to January 1868
Perth February to June 1868
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer & Commercial News 16th September 1868
Daily News Tuesday 25th September 1888 – page 3 (Death notice)
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/BurialMonday 24th September 1888 Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateProbate in the Supreme Court of Victoria
(File No. 45/352. VPRS 28/PO Unit 568 & VPRS 28/P2 Unit 309)
Further Information