MONAGHAN – Michael 9th Regiment

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NameMONAGHAN – Michael
Regiment (s)9th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 3490
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6th February 1854 / 19 years  / Galway Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft  7¼ in
Fresh / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCrimea – 8 months
Length of Service1 year  302 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 4th December 1855 / Chatham England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal
Turkish Crimean War Medal
French War Medal for Gallant Service
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Tuam Galway Ireland
Pension Districts1855 Galway
1859 Limerick
1862 Tilbury
1862-1864 Western Australia
1864-1914 South Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1906 Increased to 1/6d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
8th October 1862  Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
YORK  31st December 1862
Date/Place of Birth1835  Tuam Galway 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
KILLEEN  Mary
1843 (deduced) Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeMONAGAN (sic) Mary Jane bap 15th May 1859 St. Nicholas North and East  Galway City Ireland
M BENTLEY Thomas  23rd October 1881 Port Augusta South Australia
D  3rd December 1932 Fullerton Adelaide South Australia
Thomas Patrick b February 1864 Not yet known
D  23rd April 1874  Adelaide South Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Not applicable
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette and Independent journal  Friday 3rd July 1863 –  page 2 – Michael MONAGHAN charged rape
Inquirer Thursday 8th July 1863 –  page 3 – Michael MONAGHAN convicted attempted rape
The South Australian Advertiser Thursday 23rd April – page 2 – death of Thomas Patrick MONAGHAN
Express and Telegraph Thursday 23rd March 1878 – page 2 – Michael MONAGHAN charged burglary
South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail  Saturday 5th June 1880 –  page 26 – Michael MONAGHAN – larceny (theft)
11th-18th November 1907  Sundry accounts for the commemoration of 50 years since the defence of Lucknow (he was not a veteran of Lucknow) was held in which Michael MONAGHAN was mentioned by name and regiment.
Advertiser Saturday 26th September 1908 –  page 8 – Michael MONAGHAN – Crimean re-union
Advertiser Wednesday 1st July 1914  – page 17 – death of Michael MONAGHAN Also in Observer 4th July 1914
The Advertiser Tuesday 6th December 1932 –  page 14 – death of Mary Jane BENTLEY
The Express Adelaide  Tuesday 30th January 1934 –  page 4 – funeral of Mary MONAGHAN
Departure from Western
Australia
Not known – pension paid in South Australia 1865
Date/Place of Death/Burial28th June 1914 Adelaide South Australia
West Terrace Cemetery Adelaide South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
30th January 1934 Adelaide South Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationSROWA: Cons 36 CSR Vol 524/32 – 10 July 1863, Mary MONAGHAN applied for assistance as her husband had been gaoled and she had a child of 4 years of age to support. Reply: May be admitted to Poor House.

15th August 1867 Royal Adelaide Hospital (No. 753) MONAHAN Michael, admitted , age 32 years, M, Roman Catholic residence Adelaide, labourer born Galway 5 years in Colony, ship York.

Crimean War Veterans Western Australia website – article by Peter CONOLE re MONAGHAN