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JOYCE – Martin HEIC 1st Bengal Artillery 3rd Company

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Honourable East India Company – Painting of Battle of Ferozeshah 1845
NameJOYCE – Martin
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company 1st Bengal Artillery 3rd Company
Regiment Number (s) Discharge No. 107
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
15 March 1839/21/Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 11 in
Fresh / Brown / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC To India 30/09/1839 per Repulse
1854 Returned to UK per Adelaide
Length of Service14 years 4 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 1st November 1854 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
c1811 Clifden Galway Ireland
Pension Districts1854 2nd Dublin
1855 Galway Militia
1856 Galway
1858-1875 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th March 1858 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LORD RAGLAN 1st June 1858
Date/Place of Birthc1811 Moria Galway 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
FLAHERTY Catherine
B 1825 (deduced)
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
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
2nd Husband of WifeCORNICK George – 59th Regiment
arrived “HOUGOUMONT” 1868
Date/Place of Marriage1876 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandNone known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 27th January 1892 page 2 Death of Catherine Cormick (sic)
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial7th December 1875 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
January 1892 Perth Home Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateSROWA Cons 3403/1881/622
Will dated 18 November 1875 whereby Martin Joyce left all his estate and effects both real and personal to his wife Catherine Joyce.
Further InformationDischarge due to contusion of the knee
Purchased 1868 Fremantle Town lot 834 and 835
acreage unknown. 4 November 1874 Martin Joyce of the Duty Force applied for a grant as he had erected a substantial cottage on the land he had purchased. Colonel Harvest gave a testament to Martin Joyce’s character.
Martin’s age at the time of attestation and discharge are not compatible – give different year of birth
In 1866 Martin Joyce nominated his nephew Thomas Concannon, age 22, a constable at Castle Baldwin, Boyle, Sligo as an immigrant.
Mrs Cormick (sic) of Fremantle was admitted to the Women’s Home in January 1892 suffering from debility and died ten days later.