KELLY – John 41st Regiment

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NameKELLY – John
Regiment (s)41st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 3246
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
28th March 1854 / 18 years 6 months / Mullingar Westmeath Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6 in
Fresh / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNone stated
Length of Service2 years 257 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 9th December 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Sebastopol clasp
Turkish Crimean Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Westmeath Ireland
Pension Districts1856 Athlone
1862-18 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
1860 Increased to 1/0d per diem
1874 Increased to 1/3d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
6th October 1861 Portland England via Cape of Good Hope
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LINCELLES 28th January 1862
Date/Place of Birthc1835 Templepatrick Westmeath Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
KELLY Michael
Longford Ireland
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Catherine
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
FOX Anna
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage10th June 1857 Longford Ireland
Children by 1st WifeFrancis B 15th April 1858 Ireland
John Jr. B 14th January 1860 Ireland
M EARLE Sara Ann or Emma 3rd May 1887 Western Australia
D 30th June 1943 Geraldton Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Utakarra Cemetery Geraldton Western Australia
Ann Maria B 16th March 1862 Fremantle Western Australia
Alicia B 1864 Perth Western Australia
M HOULAHAN Thomas 1887 Geraldton Western Australia
D 3rd November 1918 Northam Western Australia
Michael B 6th January 1867 Geraldton Western Australia
M JOHNSON Sara Jane 20th November 1893 Northampton Western Australia
D 1960 Geraldton Western Australia
Catherine B 4th August 1869 Geraldton Western Australia
M MARTIN James Newland 18th June 1894 Western Australia
Esther B 29th July 1871 Geraldton Western Australia
M VILLIERS John James 8th December 1917 Broome Western Australia
D 1953 Geraldton 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
Victoria District Lot 14
20 acres
Occupation after
Arrival
Lighthouse Keeper Bluff Lighthouse Geraldton
Newspaper ArticlesKalgoorlie Miner Friday 3rd April 1908 – page 4 – obituary
Geraldton Guardian and Express Wednesday 30th June 1943 – page 3 – son
Departure from Western
Australia
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial27th March 1908 Geraldton Western Australia
East Road Cemetery Geraldton Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
23rd October 1912 Geraldton Western Australia
East Road Cemetery Geraldton Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationAlthough WO97 doesn’t show overseas service.  This man seriously injured in the Crimean War.  Medical section of WO97 states “received gunshot wound to mouth and right shoulder 8th September 1855”.  Note also attached from Doctor describing extensive injuries.

Purchased land Greenough.  Useless land swapped for land Front Flats.