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KENNEDY – Timothy 54th Regiment

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EPF Disbanded 1887 EPG Gazette October 2011

Disbandment of EPG EPG_Gazette_2003_-_Vol_4-2__Apr

54th Regiment Brass Badges
Land Grant
NameKENNEDY Timothy
Regiment (s)54th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 908
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
10th April 1834 / 18 years / Fenaugh Dromcollogher Limerick Ireland
Description – Height
5Ft 7 in
Fresh / Grey / Sandy / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 4 years 281 days
Length of Service22 years 102 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 26th August 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Plymouth Devon England
Pension Districts1856 2nd Plymouth
1857 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0½d per diem
1878 increased to  1/6d per diem for service to the Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
19th March 1857 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLARA 3rd July 1857
Date/Place of Birth1816 Fenaugh Dromcollogher Limerick 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
Unknown Ellen
b 1821 Ireland (1851 Census)
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Cockburn Sound P16 of 20 acres at Lake Koojee
Assigned 15th November 1876
Title Application 5th December 1883 – Title 5/192
2nd March 1884 granted after improvements made
Occupation after
Appointed Enrolled Guard Fremantle 7th October 1886.
On Nominal Roll at disbandment 31 March 1887
Newspaper ArticlesThe Inquirer and Commercial News (WA) Wednesday 6th April 1887 page 5
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial13th April 1894 Perth Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Ellen Kennedy died 1894 aged 71
A Helena Kennedy buried St. Patricks Cemetery Skinner Street Fremantle 21st February 1894 aged 60 years
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide index
1841 Timothy Kennedy 908 Private 54th Foot Location Dover and Weedon
1851 As above Location Depot 54th Guernsey Channel Islands
Discharge due to chronic rheumatism
1841 Census HO107/586/15 Timothy is located at the Salford Barracks Manchester with his regiment
1851 Census HO 107/2530/502/9
51 Park Street St. Peters Port Guernsey Channel Islands
Timothy a soldier in the 54th regiment is living with his wife Ellen age 30 born Ireland.

25th February 1892 the sergeant of Police John Conner inquired into the circumstances of Timothy Kennedy and reported that he was suffering from general debility and had no children who could contribute to his support, his wife was old and feeble. SROWA Cond 527 1892/0357