MAGUIRE / McGUIRE – Edward 27th Regiment

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27th Regiment Inniskilling Crest

South Africa Medal 1833-34

NameMAGUIRE / McGUIRE – Edward
Regiment (s)27th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 612
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
20th December 1830 / 18 years 6 months / Belturbet Cavan Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6¼ in
Fresh / Grey / Grey / None
Overseas Service/DurationCape of Good Hope – 12 years 229 days
Length of Service21 years 102 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 13th March 1852 / Dublin Ireland
Campaign MedalsSouth African Medal (1835-36) Kaffir Wars
Intended Residence at
Discharge
New Town Stewart County Tyrone
Pension Districts1852 Omagh
1856-1859 Western Australia ‘not appeared for several months’
1865-1875 ‘supposed to be dead’
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th January 1856 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM HAMMOND 29th March 1856
Date/Place of BirthJune 1812 Ana Belturbet 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
Not married
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationHe served at Port Natal and beyond the Orange River, at the Cape of Good Hope against the Boors (sic), was in the field throughout the Caffee (sic) war of 1846-1847. Was always a good duty soldier.
Discharge due to Chronic catarrh and worn out