MAHER – Thomas 35th Regiment

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NameMAHER – Thomas
Regiment (s)35th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 954
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6th February 1835 / 18 years / Templemore Tipperary Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Grey / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMauritius – 9 years 97 days
Length of Service14 years 294 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 6th November 1849 / Dublin Ireland
Campaign MedalsNil
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Church Street Templemore Tipperary
Pension Districts1849 Birr
1851 Kilkenny
1853-1857 Western Australia
1857 South Australia
1858 Melbourne
1863 New Zealand
1865 South Australia
1866-1885 Victoria
Pension Paid6d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th May 1853 Tilbury England via Dublin
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PHOEBE DUNBAR 30th August 1853
Date/Place of Birthc1817 Loughmore Templemore Tipperary Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
MAHER William
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
CORMICK Mary
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsMAHER Mary B c1828 Ireland
M BENNETT Standish O’Grady (EPG) 12th October 1853 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1874 Melbourne Victoria
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesAdelaide Observer  21st March 1857 – page 1
Departure from Western
Australia
24th February 1857 departed (as John Maher) for South Australia per “Lochinvar”
Date/Place of Death/Burial3rd February 1885 Benevolent Asylum Melbourne Victoria
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationMary MAHER Thomas’ sister was allowed to accompany him on the “Phoebe Dunbar”