KELLY – Joseph Plunkett 12th Regiment

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12th Suffolk Regiment Cap Badge

NameKELLY – Joseph Plunkett
Regiment (s)12th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 673
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
11th May 1829 / 19 years / Boyle Roscommon Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 in
Fair / Blue / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMauritius – 5 years 8 months
Length of Service20 years 303 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 14th May 1850 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Pension Districts1851 Aberdeen
1851 Dundee
1851 Newcastle
1852, 1854 -55 Edinburgh
1854 Turkey
April 1856 – ? Western Australia
1859 – 65 Cape of Good Hope
1866 – 67 London
1868 Dublin
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th January 1856 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM HAMMOND 29th March 1856
Date/Place of Birthc1810 Kilkivan Roscommon 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
Not married
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News Friday 29th July 1859 page 2
Departure from Western
Late 1858/early 1859 left Western Australia (unknown ship) for Cape of Good Hope South Africa
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known – several possibilities in Ireland
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1859–1865 residing at Capetown South Africa: London England 1866-67 and Dublin Ireland in 1868 until at least 1874