MOLLOY / MALLOY – John 23rd Regiment

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Regiment (s)23rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1316
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
9th March 1838 / 18 years 6 months / Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6½ in
Fresh / Blue / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCanada – 11 years 1 month
Turkey and Crimea – 1 year 1 month
East Indies – 1 year 1 month
Length of Service21 years 33 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 6th January 1861 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Alma clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Athlone Ireland
Pension Districts1861 Athlone
1862-1882 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0½d per diem
4th June 1878 Increased to 1/6½d per diem  for service to Enrolled Force in Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th March 1862 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NORWOOD 9th June 1862
Date/Place of Birth1819/1820 Gibraltar Andalusia Spain
Date/Place of Baptismbap 12th October 1820 Woolwich [Army Chaplain’s Records] (Tentative)
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
c1811 Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeThomas George Anstruther B 4th October 1852 Toronto Ontario Canada
M 1) LITTLEJOHN Amelia 18th February 1873 Perth Western Australia
M 2) REANEY Mary 23rd January 1889 Perth Western Australia
D 16th February 1938 West Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
John B April-May-June c1856 Manchester Lancashire England
M FALLON Margaret 2nd June 1878 St Mary’s Cathedral Perth Western Australia
D 30th June 1901 Perth Western Australia
bur 1st July 1901 Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Catherine (Kate) B July-August-September c 1858 Manchester Lancashire England
M BUTLER Edmund 1888 Baptist Church Manse North Adelaide South Australia
D 2nd December 1923 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known possibly Brideswell Roscommon Ireland
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
26th November 1883 wife granted Perth Lot E78 of 0.2.16 acres (after John Molloy’s death in 1882)
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer & Comm. News 26th April 1882
WA Times 20th October 1884
Departure from Western
Visit made to South Australia during 1878 (pension paid in Adelaide October 1878 to 1879) Returned to Western Australia in March 1880
Date/Place of Death/Burial21st April 1882 Perth Western Australia
22nd April Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
6th October 1894 Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateWill available at Western Australian SRO (Cons 3458 1884-046)
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