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49th Regiment

British Crimea Medal Alma Inkerman Sebastopol Clasp

Turkish Crimea Medal

Regiment (s)49th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2787
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
9th December 1848 / 19 years / Templemore Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 9 in
Fair / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationIonian Islands – 2 years 1 month
Turkey – 5 months
Malta – 1 year
Crimea – 1 year 10 months
West Indies Barbados – 3 years 2 months
East Indies – 4 years 1 month
Length of Service21 years 76 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 22nd February 1870 / Colchester Essex England
Campaign MedalsCrimean War Medal with Alma Inkerman and Sebastopol clasps
Turkish Crimean Medal
Intended Residence at
Tipperary Ireland
Pension Districts1870 Halifax
1873 Greenwich
1874-1895 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/2½d per diem for service Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st November 1873 Gravesend England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NAVAL BRIGADE 18th February 1874
Date/Place of Birthc1828 Barna Moneygall Kings 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
c1834 Gibraltar
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeWilliam Joseph B c1859 Lancashire England
D 24th May 1874 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Elizabeth B c1865 Ireland
M FRANK(S) John 1885 Fremantle Western Australia
D 9th February 1922 Claremont Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Michael B c1867 East Indies
Patrick B c1869 East Indies
Ephraim John B c1871 Halifax Yorkshire England
D 1887 Western Australia
James B 1876 Perth Western Australia
D 7th March 1877 Perth Western Australia
bur East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Perth Gazette and West Australian Times – Local and General News 12th June 1874 – page 2
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/BurialDecember 1889 Manning’s Field Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1895 Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationRecorded living at Green’s Yard Halifax Yorkshire England on the 1871 English Census