MORAN – Michael 12th Regiment

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12th Suffolk Regiment Cap Badge

NameMORAN – Michael
Regiment (s)12th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 301
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
30th December 1822 / 15 years 7 months / Jersey  Channel Islands
Tailor
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 11 in
Fair / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 10 years  5 months
Length of Service11 years 100 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 8th September 1836 / Dublin  Ireland
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Moate  Ireland
Pension Districts1836 Athlone
1851-1874 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per day
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st February 1851  Falmouth  England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERMAID 15th May 1851
Date/Place of Birth1808  Lifford  Donegal  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
DAVIS  Bridget
c1826 Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeMargaret B 1836 Not yet known
M COYLE  Robert –  no evidence found yet
William B 1843 Not yet known
D  May have died prior to his father in 1883 as there is no mention of him in the will
M  QUILTY / MCGINTY Martha 1864 Western Australia
D January 1874 Rottnest Western Australia
bur 17th January 1874 Fremantle Western Australia
Michael B  1848 Not yet known
D 17th January 1911 Claremont Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Ann B 1850 Not yet known
M  BROWN Edward 1876 Fremantle Western Australia
John B 1850 Not yet known
M  COSTIGAN Ann  1880 Fremantle (daughter of Pensioner George COSTIGAN)
D 14th September 1920 Claremont Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western 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
North Fremantle  lot P9
1 acre
allotted  1st Sep 1851
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles18 Jun 1855  –  witness at Military Court
Inquirer  21st January 1857 – subscribed to Florence Nightingale Fund
Inquirer  9th June 1858 – subscribed to Indian Relief Fund (Regiment was stated as 49th)
Perth Gazette and Western Australia Times 8th March 1867 – re attack on Constable Michael Moran
The Herald  6th April 1867 – page 3 assault on Constable Michael Moran
The Herald   Saturday 20th July 1872 – page 3 – Floods Pensioner’s houses – Moran
The Herald  Saturday 27th July 1872 – page 2 – the floods
The Herald  17th January 1874 – page 2 – Moran twins born at Rottnest death of Martha
Perth Gazette and Independent Times 23rd January 1874 – page 2 – death of Martha
The Herald  24th January 1874  – page 3 – correction on death Martha
Departure from Western
Australia
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial31st October 1874 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
1884 Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateCons 3458 Item 1883/008 – Moran died intestate his eldest son Michael applied for Administration
Further Information20th September 1853 – signed memorial from EPF at Fremantle protesting about high cost of food
June 1855 – shown in military return as living at North Fremantle with wife and 5 children  Roman Catholic
29th January 1864 – subscribed to Greenough Fire Fund when at Fremantle
1869 – Moran applied relief – several letters on application and health