KELLY – Bernard 34th and 25th Regiment

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34th Regiment Cumberland Colours

25th Regiment King’s Own Scottish Borderers

Headstone of Bernard Kelly and some of his family

Indian Mutiny Medal with Lucknow Clasp

Land Application 1

Land Application 2

NameKELLY – Bernard
Regiment (s)34th and 25th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 3746 / 1127
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1) c1846 for service in 34th Regiment / 18 years/ not yet known)
2) 18th June 1860  in 25th Regiment / 32 years 10 months / Aldershot, Hampshire, England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7½in
Fresh / Grey / Black – grey in parts / Right leg wound/scar – indistinguishable
Overseas Service/DurationCorfu – 5 months
East Indies – 2 years 6 months
Length of Service16 years 200 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeLance Corporal / 2nd June 1863 / Edinburgh Scotland
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal with Lucknow clasp
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Cavan Ireland
Pension Districts1863 1st East London
1864 Cavan, Ireland
Pension Paid9d per diem
1881 increased to 1/3 per diem for service to Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
7th April 1866 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
BELGRAVIA 4th July 1866
Date/Place of Birth1828 Aughnamullen Castleblaney Monaghan Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
KELLY James (LDS Film 101354)
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
McCLELLAND Jane
1832 Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage7th February 1854 Cavan Ireland
Children by 1st WifeRobert  James1860 b according to his Obituary in “The Old Country” (Ireland)
M Not yet known
D 11 October 1920 Wagin, Western Australia
Frederick Louis B 25th April 1865 Cavan Ireland
M MENTON Bridget 8th February 1886 Perth Western Australia
D 12th June 1938 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
William Joseph B 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
M Not yet known
D 15th March 1919 Maylands Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Margaret Jane B 8th November 1870 Perth Western Australia
M DAVEY Thomas George 1896 Perth Western Australia
D 21st February 1950 Mt Lawley Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
McCLELLAND Robert
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
06 Jul 1870 (Purchase) Perth Town Lot 714 £6
03 Jan 1872 (Purchase) Perth Town Lot E55 £6
15 May 1881 (Grant) Perth Town Lot E57
Certificate of Title Vol.VII Folio 369 Lots 1, 2 & 3. Cons 3403-1900-096 Will
Occupation after
Arrival
Messenger Lands & Survey Dept
Caterer Legislative Council
Newspaper ArticlesWestern Mail Saturday 22 September 1900, Obituary Bernard Kelly
West Australian 19 Jun 1913, Jane Kelly Funeral
Southern Argus and Wagin-Arthur Express Saturday 16 October 1920, Obituary Robert James Kelly
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial18th September 1900 Bronte Street East Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
17th June 1913 East Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateAvailable in Western Australian State Records Office [SRO Cons 3403-1900-096]
Further Information1861 Muster & Pay List or Census Aldershot, Hampshire [WO12-4234]
Discharge: Patient suffers from a varicose condition of veins of leg incapacitating him from the active duties of a soldier, but not such as to prevent him making a livelihood. Received 3 Good Conduct Badges.
10th December 1874 requested payment of £15 for his cottage at Perth town lot E57
1880 Living in the Mt Eliza barracks with 3 sons and 1 daughter (wives not listed)
7th November guard at the Exhibition Building Perth
Attended the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations in 1897