KELLY – Bernard 34th and 25th Regiment

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34th Regiment Cumberland Colours

25th Regiment King’s Own Scottish Borderers

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)
Labourer (tentative based on enlistment in the 25th regiment)
2) 18th June 1860 for service 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 Cavan
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
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 WifeFredrick (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 Indistinguishable
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
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Perth Town Lot E57
0.2.0 acres
Occupation after
Arrival
Messenger Lands & Survey Dept
Caterer Legislative Council
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian 19th September 1900
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 InformationThe WO97 detailing service in the 34th Regiment has not been located meaning that some details of Kelly’s service are not known.
Attended the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations in 18976th July 1870 purchased Perth Town Lot 714 for £6
3rd January 1872 purchased Perth Town Lot E55 for £6