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MALONE – Edward/Edmund 88th Regiment

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88th Regiment Colours
Crimean War Medal reverse-obverse
Turkish Crimea Medal
NameMALONE – Edward/Edmund
Regiment (s)88th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1831
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
29th April 1844 / 17 years / Ennis Clare Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 in
Fresh / Grey / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 1 year 11 months
North America – 1 year 1 months
Crimea – embarked with Service Company April 1854
Length of Service10 years 182 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 11th December 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimean Medal
Crimean Turkish Medal
Intended Residence at
Sligo Ireland
Pension Districts1856 Sligo
1857 1st Liverpool
1858-1860 Western Australia
April 1860 – South Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
1884 Increased to 1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th March 1858 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LORD RAGLAN 1st June 1858
Date/Place of Birthc1827 Kilkevin Nock Clare 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
c1834 (deduced) Ireland
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeJames B 1852 Isle of Wight England
M BIGNALL Mary Ann 15 October 1875 at the residence of Mr Wasley Port Adelaide SA
D 7 August 1892 age 40 Port Adelaide
Sarah Jane born 1855 ?England
M ABERG Edward 14 March 1874 Manse Port Adelaide South Australia
D 11 October 1886 Adelaide hospital age 32
Edward Charles B 1857 England
M PILLAR Mary Janes 23 July 1900 Clare South Australia
D 13 July 1940 age 83 Rose Park Norwood South Australia
Bridget Ann B 1856 England
M LUMBERT Peter 8 January 1873 Port Adelaide
M HEGGIE Robert 24 July 1877 Manse Port Adelaide
Mary Honora B 5 August 1859 Fremantle WA
M HOLMES Peter Victor 22 May 1875 Manse Port Adelaide South Australia
D Poss 25 February 1937 Wayville South Australia
Michael B 26 September 1861 Port Adelaide South Australia
D 11 May 1905 age 43
William John B 5 August 1863 Port Adelaide South Australia
Rebecca B 6 October 1865 Port Lincoln South Australia
Margaret B 11 October 1867 Port Lincoln South Australia
D 13 October 1913 Adelaide South Australia
Bur West Terrace
We seem to have one too many children as only 4 came on the Waitamata as they did not go into obituaries and are difficult to work out
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
Bushman (Hospital admission)
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette and Independent Journal Friday 30 March 1860 page 2 Passenger list
South Australian Register Wednesday 18 April 1860 page 2 Passengers list
Departure from Western
1860 to South Australia (arrived 17th April) per Waitemata with wife and 4 children
Date/Place of Death/Burial16 October 1888 Bowden South Australia residence Port Adelaide (Edmunds Malone) born 1826
Date/Place of Death/Burial
3 March 1903 Adelaide South Australia (widow –informant Edmund Malone) age 69
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to wound to fingers and palm of left hand due to a piece of shell while employed on a working party 12 July.
Still receiving pension 1885: possibly death in South Australia
British Army Worldwide Index
1851 1831 Edward Malone Location Halifax Nova Scotia
On 31 July 1888 Edward Malone was admitted to the Royal Adelaide Hospital. At the time he was aged 68, married, Church of England, living at Port Adelaide, his occupation bushman, be had been born in Ireland and was 30 years in the Colony and arrived on the Watamata (sic)
Margaret Malone was also admitted to the hospital on 9 July 1898 age 65. By this time she was a widow living Port Adelaide and had been born in Ireland, she said she arrived in the colony on the Lord Raglan
Son James also admitted to the hospital on 9 March 1891 age 39 a married man. He was RC and living at Port Adelaide, he had been born on the Isle of Wight in 1852, had been 30 years in the Colony and had arrived on the Waitemata.
The children’s’ father’s name varied between Edmund and Edward while the mother was either Gardner or Gardiner