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Michael Killgallon February 2009 EPG Gazette

12th Suffolk Regiment Cap Badge
Land Application Northam
Northam Railway Station
NameKILGALLON – Michael
Regiment (s)12th Regiment 1st Battalion Depot
Regiment Number (s) 1226
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
17th August 1838 / 18 years / Sligo Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 10 in
Fresh / Grey / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMauritius – 7 years 6 months
Australian Colonies – 4 years 4 months
Length of Service21 years 28 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 29 August 1859 / Walmer Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Sligo Ireland
Pension Districts1859 Sligo
1865 Tilbury
1865-1907 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
1875 Increased to 1/2d per diem for service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1865 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RACEHORSE 10th August 1865
Date/Place of Birthc1820 St. John’s Sligo Sligo Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Date/Place of Birth
NOAH/NASH Catherine
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage22 March 1860 Ballysodare and Kilvarnet Sligo Ireland
Children by 1st WifeCatherine B 20 February1861 Sligo Ireland
Bp 24 February 1861 Ballysodare and Kilvarnet Sligo Ireland
M RADLEY Thomas 1889 Perth Western Australia
D 1st August 1926 Bicton Western Australia
Bur Northam RC Cemetery Western Australia
Margaret B 1863 possibly Sligo Ireland
M RADLEY George 1882 Guildford Western Australia
D 9 April 1911 Dardanup Western Australia
Bur Dardanup Cemetery Western Australia
Annie B c1866
M LILLIS Stephen Joseph 1893 Perth WA Son of EPG John Lillis 69th Foot ‘York”
D 28 July 1936 Perth Western Australia
Bur RC Cemetery Karrakatta Western Australia
John B 5th/9th April 1867 Western Australia
M PEACOCK Ellen 5th May 1891 Northam Western Australia
M Ester Ellen Grady 1906 Western Australia
D 10 October 1922 Eudamulliah Station Carnarvon Western Australia
Mary B c1867 Western Australia
M BURNS Patrick 1905 Boulder Western Australia
D 11th June 1946 East Perth Western Australia (Mother Margaret Shannon
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery Perth Western Australia
Michael B c1869 Western Australia
M LANGDON Elizabeth Jane Perth 1899
D 21st October 1942 Kalgoorlie Western Australia
James B 1872 Northam Western Australia
D 20 October 1957 Perth Western Australia
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery RC section
Peter William B c1875 Western Australia
M HUBBLE Jane 5 September 1900
D 10th December 1948 Queens Park Western Australia
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery RC section
(Mother was Margaret Shannon)
Agnes Mary (Mollie) B 1876 Northam Western Australia
M REID James 1915 East Coolgardie Western Australia
D 19th April 1951 Kalgoorlie Western Australia
Bur Kalgoorlie Cemetery
Edward B c1883 Northam Western Australia
D 1883 Northam Western Australia
Bur Northam Cemetery (Headstone)
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Elizabeth GANG
Land Grants Western
Northam lot 3
20 acres
Occupation after
In 1880 Michael Kilgallon was the paymaster for the pensioners in Northam receiving an extra ten shillings per month in payment. In 1881 he was paid a monthly amount of five shillings for looking after the arms in Northam.
Newspaper ArticlesCentral Districts Advertiser and Agriculture and Mining Journal Saturday 23rd March 1895 page 2 Death of Margaret Kilgallon
The Northam Advertiser Saturday 10 August 1907 page 2 Funeral notice Michael Kilgallon
The West Australian Monday 2 August 1926 page 1 Death notice Catherine Radley (named all her siblings)
Bunbury Herald Saturday 15 April 1911 page 5 Obituary Margaret Radley
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial9 August 1907 Northam WA
Buried RC Cemetery Northam WA
Date/Place of Death/Burial
20 March 1895 Northam WA
Buried RC Cemetery Northam WA (headstone)
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army, Worldwide Index
1841 Michael Kilgallon 1226 location Mauritius
1851 Michael Kilgallon 1226 location Chatham
Discharge: At own request having served 21 years.On the Death registrations of Peter and Mary the name of the mother is recorded as Margaret Shannon