KEELY / KELLY – Michael 17th Regiment

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NameKEELY / KELLY – Michael
Regiment (s)17th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2384
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
16th April 1847 / 17 years 6 months  / Liverpool Lancashire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNone
Length of Service6 years 226 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 29th May 1854 / Kilkenny Kilkenny Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Petersmell Galway Ireland
Pension Districts1854 South London
Pension Paid7d per diem Temporary for 18 months until December 1855
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th April 1855 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ADELAIDE 18th July 1855
Date/Place of Birthc1829 Petersmell Gort 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
UNKNOWN Mary or Ann
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Possibly 1856 to South Australia
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationSome evidence this man went to South Australia in 1856.  However, unable to verify this at this stage.  Research on men with temporary pensions very difficult to research.