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Thomas Martin by Jean McDonald February 2010 EPG Gazette

99th Regiment Lanarkshire
Land Grant
NameMARTIN – Thomas
Regiment (s)99th Regiment
Regiment No (s) 1552
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
18th March 1841 / 18 years / Kells Meath Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationAustralian Colonies – 13 years
East Indies – 1 year 1 month
China – 2 years 4 months
Length of Service21 years 38 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 19 December 1862/Cork Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Black Rock Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1863 2nd Dublin
1867 Tilbury Fort
1868 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/5½d per diem for service in Enrolled Pensioners
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
12th October 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HOUGOUMONT 9th January 1868
Date/Place of Birthc1823 Oldcastle Meath 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
Ellen Murphy
B c1834 Cork Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage7 September 1862 St Mary’s Cork City Cork
Children by 1st WifeThomas B 25 April 1865 Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Mary B 12 September 1867 Dublin, Dublin Ireland
D 11 July 1868 aged 10 months Western Australia Buried Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle WARC
John B 28 July 1869 Perth WA
Bp 1 August 1869 Fremantle WA
D 26 March 1871 Buried Skinner Street Cemetery RC Fremantle WA
Elizabeth B 5 April 1872 Fremantle WA
Bp 14 April 1872
Thomas B 28 December 1876 Perth Western Australia
Bp 4 January 1877 Perth WA
Joseph B 1877 Western Australia
Land Grants Western
North Fremantle Lot P72
2.3.4 acres
Title Application 24 February 1882 Title deed 6/9
Corner Harvest, Thompson and Bay Roads
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial7th October 1886 Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial –
23rd September 1901
Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone Located
Further Information