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
Yeoman
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
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
Discharge
Glasgow
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
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
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
Marriage
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News Friday 29th July 1859 page 2
Departure from Western
Australia
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
Wife
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