MEEHAN / MEECHAN – Patrick HEIC 2nd Bengal Infantry

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Name MEEHAN / MEECHAN – Patrick
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company 2nd Bengal Infantry
Regiment Number (s) Discharge Number 745
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
16th May 1839 / 20 years / Cork Ireland
Tailor
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 5¼ in
Fresh / Grey / Black / Wounded in knee in Delhi
Overseas Service/Duration HEIC
Length of Service20 years 11 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate  / 23rd August 1860 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
 Limerick Ireland
Pension Districts 1860 Limerick
1861 2nd Liverpool
1862 Bermuda
1863-1865 Western Australia
1865-1871 Adelaide
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th October 1862 Gravesend England (via Bermuda)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 15th February 1863
Date/Place of Birthc1820 Limerick 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
LYNCH Catherine
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage1st April 1861 St. Mary’ Limerick Limerick Ireland
Children by 1st WifeMary B c1862 Liverpool Lancashire England
M 1st HUNTER Edward1st December 1883 Canowie Belt Clare South Australia
M 2nd FITZPATRICK Thomas9th August 1897 Norwood South Australia
D 19th June 1914 Spalding Clare South Australia
bur Jamestown Cemetery
Catherine B 1863 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1863 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Catholic Section Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
George B 1864 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1864 Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesAdelaide Observer 23rd March 1867 – page 4
The Express and Telegraph South Australia Tuesday 14th May 1867 – page 2
Departure from Western
Australia
1865 to South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial20th January 1871 Adelaide South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationEmbarked England 22nd July 1839  per “Duke of Lancaster” for India
Embarked India 22nd August 1860 per “John Temperley” for England