KIRBY – Richard 84th Regiment

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84th Regiment York and Lancaster

Indian Mutiny Medal with Lucknow Clasp

NameKIRBY – Richard
Regiment (s)84th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1975
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
25th March 1842 /18 years / Limerick Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 17 years
Length of Service21 years 21 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 14th April 1863 / Pembroke Dock Wales
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal with Lucknow clasp
Intended Residence at
Pension Districts1863 Limerick
1865 Western Australia
1867 South Australia
1867 – June 1869 Auckland
1st July 1869 may then have gone to Madras (pension payment from this date)
September 1869-75 Sydney
(May then have moved to South Australia (no pension records)
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th September 1865 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
VIMIERA 22nd December 1865
Date/Place of Birth1824 Galbally 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
Did not marry
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 South Australia Advertiser Tuesday 16th June 1885 – page 5
The Express and Telegraph Adelaide Saturday 15th August – page 2
Departure from Western
22nd December 1866 departed for South Australia per Springbok
Date/Place of Death/Burial1885 Encounter Bay South Australia
Port Elliot Cemetery South Australia (Tentative)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateProbate and letters of administration granted for Richard Kirby in August 1885
Further InformationFurther confirmation needed of Richard Kirby’s move to and death in South Australia