KIERNAN / KEARNON / KEARNAN – Michael HEIC and Royal Horse Artillery

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EAST INDIA COMPANY

ROYAL HORSE ARTILLERY

Indian Mutiny Medal with Central India Clasp

NameKIERNAN / KEARNON / KEARNAN – Michael
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company European Infantry, Bombay Artillery and Royal Artillery G Battery Coastal Brigade
Regiment Number (s) 155/2883
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
25th July 1853 / 20 years / Dublin Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8 in
Fresh / Blue / Fair / None
Overseas Service/DurationIndia – 17 years 4 months
Length of Service21 years 39 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner / 5th October 1872 / Aldershot England
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal with Central India clasp
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Naas Kildare Ireland
Pension Districts1872 Carlow
1873 1st Liverpool
1874 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st November 1873 Gravesend England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NAVAL BRIGADE 18th February 1874
Date/Place of Birthc1833 Eddistown (Eddestown) Naas Kildare 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 yet known
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
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Wellington Lot P405
10 acres
26th March 1881 Assigned
22nd December 1886 Title Application
May 1887 Deed of Grant issued
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information25th July 1853 Enlisted HEIC
27th September 1863 Transferred to RHA
1st March 1871 transferred to Coastal Brigade
He elected for his pension to be paid under EIC rules.
British Army Worldwide Index
1871 Michael Kearnon 155/2883 Gunner C Brigade Royal Horse Artillery location Aldershot Dublin Newbridge
November 1880 Michael Kiernan was on the Nominal Roll for the Enrolled Guard and purchased barracks furniture.
26th March 1881 he was assigned Turkey Point (Bunbury) allotment
11th April 1881 he applied to resign from the Enrolled Guard due to failing health and a desire to return home as soon as possible