MAGUIRE / McGUIRE – Patrick 8th Regiment

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8th Regiment

Indian Mutiny Medal with Delhi Clasp

NameMAGUIRE / McGUIRE – Patrick
Regiment (s)8th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1996
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6 June 1842 / 18 years / Dublin Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8½ in
Fresh / Grey / Fair / Gunshot wound left hip
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 12 years 259 days
Length of Service17 years 163 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 15th November 1859 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal with Delhi clasp
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Chatham Kent England
Pension Districts1859 Ipswich
1860 2nd West London
1863 Tilbury
1864-1872 Western Australia
1873 Manchester
1874 Newry
1875 Liverpool
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
23rd September 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LORD DALHOUSIE 28th December 1863
Date/Place of Birth1824 Enniskeen (near Kells) Cavan 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
BRYAN Mary Ann (Tentative)
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage29th April 1861 St. Martin-in–the- Fields (City of Westminster Archives page 418) (Tentative)
Children by 1st WifeNone 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
1868 in Police Force
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer & Commercial News 8th January 1868 – page 3 – see below in Further Information
Departure from Western
Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationReason for Discharge – Received a gunshot wound of left hip at the storming of Delhi on 14 September 1857. The ball fractured the cusp of the ilium and lodged occasioning permanent lameness which renders him unfit for further military service,
1851 British Army World Wide Index – Location: Deesa (Camp) India
UK Census 1861 RG 09/57/101/12 St. Martin-in-the-Fields, West Minster, London MDX 2 New Exchange Court
Patrick Maguire (Magloire) unmarried, 33, Chelsea Pensioner, born Ireland. There were quite a lot of Chelsea and Greenwich pensioners living at this address. (This makes his D of B 1828)
1868 A Patrick MAGUIRE, pensioner from Bunbury was a witness in a case against Joseph Smith for stealing 2 bottles of rum. He said he had been in the police force and was discharged after a few days service.