LYNCH – Peter 77th Regiment

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NameLYNCH – Peter
Regiment (s)77th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1189
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
31st December 1838 / 19 years / Galway Galway Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 10¼ in
Fresh / Brown / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMediterranean, Turkey and Crimea – 4 years 4 months
West Indies and North America – 5 years 2 months
Australia (New South Wales in 1857) and East Indies – 1 year 8 months
Length of Service21 years 46 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 14th February 1860 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Alma Inkermann and Sebastopol clasps
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Gort Galway Ireland
Pension Districts1860 – Ennis Ireland
1861 – Liverpool
1862-1886 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
18th January 1881 Increased to  1/3d per diem for service to the Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th March 1862 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NORWOOD 9th June 1862
Date/Place of Birth1819 Castle Blakeney Galway Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism6th August 1822 Tuam Galway Ireland
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
c 1823 Ireland
Date/Place of MarriageUnknown date Ireland
Children by 1st WifeJames B 8th July 1860 Kinvara Galway Ireland
D 21st July 1900 Mt Eliza Depot Perth Western Australia
bur 1900 Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Unnamed Son (Premature) B 10th April 1862 aboard ship “Norwood”
D 10th April 1862 aboard ship “Norwood”
William Francis B 9th April 1863 Perth Western Australia
M McGUINNESS Maria/Mary/Myra 6th July 1887 Black Flats Greenough West Western Australia
D 16th July 1950 Western Australia
bur Geraldton Cemetery Western Australia
Patrick (Patritius) Joseph B 22nd Mar 1866
bap 1st April 1866 Perth Western Australia
M CLEARY Annie 1902 Boulder Western Australia
D Not yet known
Unnamed female B Not yet known
D deceased before 1905
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
6th December 1883 granted Location 93P of 1.0.4 acres at North Fremantle Western Australia
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer 25th February 1863 (Lancashire Relief Fund)
Perth Gazette 29th January 1864 (Greenough Fire Fund)
The West Australian 26th March 1885
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial20th October 1886 Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
13th May 1905 Western Australia
14th May 1905 Newfield Chapman Geraldton Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
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