MAHONEY / MAHONY – James HEIC 1st European Fusiliers

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Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company 1st European Fusiliers
Regiment Number (s) 769
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
12th January 1840 / 18 years / Tralee Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 4½ in
Fresh / Blue / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC
Length of Service19 years 5 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 17th October 1860 / Not stated
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal 1857-1859
Intended Residence at
Tralee Ireland
Pension Districts1860 Tralee
1863 Tilbury
1863-1865 Western Australia
April 1865-1879 South Australia
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 Birthc1823 Milltown Kerry Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
B 1838 Kerry Ireland
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeTimothy B 18th December 1863 at sea aboard Lord Dalhousie
bap 6th January 1864 Fremantle Western Australia
M JORDAN Mary 23rd November 1904 Carmelite Church Port Adelaide South Australia
D 1st March 1946 Rosewater Adelaide South Australia
John B 24th July 1868 Myponga Yankalilla South Australia
M TRAVERS Ann 3rd September 1895 at residence of Charles Frederick LILL St Peters Norwood South Australia
D 20th October 1911 Adelaide Hospital South Australia
Mary B 10th May 1870 Myponga Yankalilla South Australia
M GREENWELL Richard Ralph 7th September 1891 Roman Catholic Church Horsham Victoria
D 27th February 1936 Kyneton Victoria
Nancy B 6th February 1873 Myponga Yankalilla South Australia
D Not yet known
Con B 6th December 1875 Aldinga Willunga South Australia
D Not yet known
Ellen B 19th September 1877 Aldinga Willunga South Australia
M RIORDAN Thomas Andrew 26th January 1925 St Ignatius Church Norwood South Australia
D 25th May 1930 Norwood North South Australia
Henry (Mahonay) B 17th March 1880 Inman Valley Encounter Bay South Australia
M McCLAREN Ellen 31st May 1905 St. Paul’s Retreat Glen Osmond Adelaide South Australia
D 2nd December 1963 Prospect Adelaide South Australia
Daniel B 18th August 1882 Waitpinga Encounter Bay South Australia
M MADIGAN Mary 25th April 1911 St Michael and John Church Terowie Burra South Australia
D 30th January 1952 Terowie Burra South Australia
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
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Advertiser Wednesday 7th October 1891 – page 4 (daughter’s marriage)
The Advertiser Saturday 7th November 1914 – page 2  – also page 14 (Mary’s death)
Departure from Western
23rd August 1865 to South Australia with wife and daughter per Harriet Hope
Date/Place of Death/Burial9th October 1885 Port Elliot Encounter Bay South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
7th November 1914 Port Elliot Adelaide South Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information9th February 1841 embarked per Euxine for India (L/MIL/9/101)