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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 / 30th March 1863 / Pembroke Dock Wales
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal with Lucknow clasp
Intended Residence at
Pension Districts1863 Limerick
1863 Toronto
1863 Limerick
1865 Western Australia
1867 – June 1869 Auckland
1st July 1869 Madras
September 1869-75 Sydney
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 ArticlesInquirer and Commercial news 2nd January 1867 page 2 Passenger list Springbok
The South Australia Advertiser Tuesday 16th June 1885 – page 5 – Obituary
The Express and Telegraph Adelaide Saturday 15th August 1885 – page 2 – Probate
Departure from Western
22nd December 1866 departed for South Australia per Springbok
Date/Place of Death/BurialJune 15 1885 – Port Elliot, South Australia (obituary)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateProbate and letters of administration granted for Richard Kirby in August 1885
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851 Richard Kirby #1975 Private 84th Foot location Trinchonology
1861 Richard Kirby #1975 Private 84th Foot location Pembroke Dock
Discharge at own request having served 21years service