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19th Regiment North Riding
Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
Dinner Card 20th September 1885 – 31st Anniversary of the Battle of the Alma
Land Grant
St Canice Church Kilkenny
NameMACK – Michael
Regiment (s)19th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 3378
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
11th November 1854 / 20 years / Carlow Carlow Ireland
Description – Height
5Ft 6 in
Fresh / Grey / Dark Brown / Musket ball wound to left shoulder
Overseas Service/DurationCrimea – 1 year 49 days
Length of Service2 years 2 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 11th November 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with clasp for Sebastopol
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Kilkenny, Kilkenny Ireland
Pension Districts1856 Kilkenny
1866 Tilbury
1866 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
1878 increased to 1/1½d per diem for service to Enrolled Force- Increase suspended when re-entered Enrolled service
1881 increased to 1/2d per diem for further service to Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th October 1866 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CORONA 22nd December 1866
Date/Place of BirthVarious birth year discrepancies on record:

  • Born 1834 (age 20) when he joined Army (WO97)
  • Aged 30 on discharge from Army born 1826 (WO 97)
  • Aged 74 1894 at death making his year of birth 1821.
Date/Place of Baptism4th September 1821 St Michael’s, Limerick, Limerick
Date/Place of Birth
MACK Francis
Date/Place of Birth
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
B November 1829
Date/Place of Marriage29th November 1856 Saint Canice Church Kilkenny Ireland
Children by 1st WifePatrick B1857 Kilkenny Kilkenny Ireland
Bp 5th September 1857 St Canice Kilkenny Ireland
D Not yet known
Catherine B 1859 Bp 11th January 1859 St Canice Kilkenny Kilkenny Ireland
M 1884 MINORGAN Robert John Perth WA son of EPG Thomas Minorgan
D 25th June 1927 Cottesloe Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Mary B 1st March 1861 Bp 3rd March 1861 St Canice Kilkenny Ireland
Margaret B 12th December 1864 Bp 13th December 1863 St Canice Kilkenny Kilkenny Ireland
M 1892 STAPLES George William Perth WA
D 17th April 1936 North Fremantle Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Land Grants Western
15th May 1881 granted Lot 146Y Perth of 2 roods and 28 perches between Aberdeen and John Streets West Perth
Title Application 6th April 1881
Title 5/1107
Occupation after
Temporary Assistant Warder
Guard at Exhibition Building Bonded Store 1881
Assistant Gaoler 1884
Guard at Magazine 1885
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News 8th October 1884 Inquest witness
Inquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 6 November 1889 – page 5 Missing from Invalid Depot
Daily News 15th August 1894 Funeral Notice
West Australian 15th August 1899 Memorial
Sunday Times (Perth) Sunday 26th June 1927 – page 2 Funeral Notice Catherine Minorgan
West Australian Tuesday 21st April 1936 – page 7 Obituary Margaret Staples
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial15th August 1894 Perth Western Australia
16th August 1894 Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
3rd August 1876 Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to being severely wounded in the left shoulder by a musket ball at the final attack on the Redan on 25th September 1855
13th August 1877 Michael Mack has erected his 2 roomed cottage to wall height and request the grant of £15 (Lot no 146Y) SROWA Cons 36 Vol 869 Folio 187
1880 Michael Mack is living at the Mt. Eliza barracks with 2 children.