KIRWAN – John 63rd and 30th Regiment

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John Kirwan – Ancestry via Kath Donellan South Australia

63rd Regiment Shoulder Belt Plate

30th Regiment Cambridgshire Crest

Class of 1851 – EPFs Who became Constables – by Peter Conole and Jean McDonald – July 2012 EPG Gazette

John Kirwan Military Record

NameKIRWAN – John
Regiment (s)63rd and 30th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 572 / 332
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
29th October 1825 / 18 years / Castlebar Kilmain Mayo Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 11½ in
Fresh / Hazel / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationBermuda – 5 years 4 months
Length of Service21 years 223 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 21 July 1847 / Newcastle on Tyne England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Stoke Bruerne Towcester Northamptonshire England
Pension Districts1847 Northampton
1850-1857 Western Australia
1859-1873 South Australia
Pension Paid1/1d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
4th March 1850 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SCINDIAN 1st June 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1808 Kilmain Mayo 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
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageIreland
Children by 1st WifeEdmund B 3rd April 1842 Malingar Galway Ireland
M LENNON Ellen Agnes 14th January 1864 Melrose South Australia
D 6th October 1909  Port Augusta South Australia
Richard B Not yet known
M Not yet known
D Not yet known
Martin B Not yet known
M Not yet known
D Not yet known
Eliza  B Ireland
M WADE William 15th September 1851 Fremantle Western Australia
Nicholas B 1851 Perth Western Australia
M Not yet known
D Not yet knownAbove provided by descendant of Edmund
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd WifeHOPKINS Celia
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 2nd WifeNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Assigned Locations P15 and P17 at Freshwater Bay
Occupation after
Convict Establishment
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 14th June 1850
Departure from Western
 1857 to South Australia per Anna Dixon (tentative):
1st October 1859 pension commenced in South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial1st January 1873 Edeowie Station South Australia (suicide)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information