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To South Australia on Sea Ripple – by Chris Shardlow from Maritime Heritage Association Newsletter

Sea Ripple – by Chris Shardlow from Maritime Heritage Association Newsletter Pg 8

NameIRELAND – Robert
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery Depot Brigade
Regiment Number (s) 1575
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
30th January 1838 / 21 years / Lisburn Antrim Ireland
Butcher
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8½ in
Fair / Blue / Light / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 15 years 8 months
Length of Service21 years 240 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 15th July 1859 / Woolwich Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts1860 1st Belfast
1863-1864 Western Australia
1864-1872 South Australia
ension Paid1/0d per diem
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 Birth1817 Whitewell Cummoney Antrim Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known: mention of wife and 6 children on departure from Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
9th October 1864 departed per “Sea Ripple”  for South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial10th October 1872 Adelaide South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationFurther investigation needed of possible wife of Robert Ireland