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MORRISEY / MORRISSEY – Patrick 10th Regiment

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10th Regiment Lincolnshire Regiment Cap Badge
Regiment (s)10th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2050
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
16th September 1843 / 18 years  / Kilkenny Kilkenny Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7¼ in
Swarthy / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 5 years 6 months
Length of Service7 years 359 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 9th September 1851 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Waterford Ireland
Pension Districts1851 Waterford
1852- Western Australia
Pension Paid7d per diem – Temporary 2 years until 30th September 1853
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
3rd May 1852 Plymouth, England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM JARDINE 1st August 1852
Date/Place of Birthc1825 St. Patrick’s Waterford Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
UNKNOWN Anastasia
B c1831
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Night warder Convict Establishment 3 September 1852 dismissed 20 October 1852
Newspaper ArticlesThe Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News Friday 15th May 1857 page 3 Drowning Swan River
The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News Friday 22nd May 1857 Drowning Swan River
Departure from Western
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
14th May 1857 drowned Swan River Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index 1851
Patrick Morrissey 2050 Private 10th Foot Wazirabad Pakistan
Served in the campaign of 1848/1849 including the whole of the siege operation against Mooltan, action of 7th November 1848, battle of Goojerat 2 December 1849. Despite all this he does not appear on the medal list for the 10th regiment
Possibly Anastasia deserted husband in 185315th January 1853 Captain Bruce wrote to the Colonial Secretary regarding the wife of Pensioner Patrick Morrissey living with a Ticket of Leave man Hartshorn. He requested Hartshorn being deprived of his Ticket of Leave and returned to the Convict Establishment if he persisted with his relationship with Mrs Morrissey as it reflected badly on the Enrolled Force