LYONS – Michael 68th Light Infantry and 49th Regiment

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NameLYONS – Michael
Regiment (s)68th Light Infantry and 49th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1517 – 68th Regiment
3507 – 49th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
20th March 1839 / 19 years / Tralee Kerry Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8 in
Fair / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNone Indicated
Length of Service15 years 173 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 3rd July 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not Stated
Pension Districts1855 Tralee
1860 Galway
1860 Galway
1862-1872 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
6th October 1861 Portland England via Cape of Good Hope
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LINCELLES 28th January 1862
Date/Place of Birthc1820 Glainburgh Killorglin Kerry Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News Perth Wednesday 17th July 1872 – page 2
Departure from Western
Australia
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial22nd June 1872 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationReason for discharge stated in medical section of WO97 “loss of power in left arm from gunshot wound to shoulder”

1851 Muster Roll covering period January to March shows stationed Malta.