MULDOON – Owen Honourable East India Company 2nd Bengal European Regiment

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EAST INDIA COMPANY

Punjab Medal no clasp

NameMULDOON – Owen
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company 2nd Bengal European Regiment
Regiment Number (s) Discharge No. 536
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
9th April 1841 / 18 years / Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 5 in
Fresh / Grey / Fair / None known
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC
Length of Service9 years 4 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 6th August 1851 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsPunjab Medal with clasp
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Drogheda Louth Ireland
Pension Districts1851 Drogheda
1851 Dublin 1st
1855 Plymouth
1856 Western Australia
1857 Adelaide South Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th January 1856 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM HAMMOND 29th March 1856
Date/Place of BirthB 1824 Enniskeane Meath 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
DEEGAN/DEACON Rosanna
B 1842
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeWilliam Patrick B 1849 or 1856 Dublin Ireland
D 28 September 1929
Bur West terrace Cemetery Catholic Old Area Grid C9 Site 92
Patrick –this is possibly William Patrick
Mary  B 1858 Adelaide SA
D 27 August 1908 Adelaide SA
Bur Catholic Old Cemetery Area Grid C0 Site 92
Ann B 4 January 1860 Arkaba Adelaide SA
D 11th October 1938 Adelaide SA
Bur West Terrace Catholic Old Area Grid C9 Site 92
Thomas Henry B 18th May 1869 Adelaide SA
D 18th November 1941 Adelaide SA
Bur West terrace Catholic Old Area Grid C9 Site 92
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
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Shepherd South Australia
Newspaper ArticlesAdelaide Observer Saturday 7 March 1859 page 5 Passenger list New Perseverance
South Australian Weekly Chronicle Saturday 8th April 1865 page 2 Working as a shepherd.
Evening Journal Tuesday 4 June 1878 page 2 Inquest into death of Rosanna
The Express and Telegraph Tuesday 26th July 1892 page 2 Death notice Owen
The Register Friday 28th August 1908 page 6 Inquiry into death of Mary Muldoon
The Advertiser Friday 28 August 1908 page 2 Funeral Notice Mary Muldoon
The Advertiser Tuesday 11 October 1938 page 12 Funeral Notice Annie Muldoon
News (Adelaide) Monday 24th November 1941 page 5 Inquest into death of Thomas Henry
Departure from Western
Australia
28th January 1857 departed for South Australia per Perseverance: pension paid in South Australia from 1857
Date/Place of Death/Burial22nd July 1892 Gilbert Street West Adelaide South Australia Bur West Terrace Catholic Old Area Grid C9 Site 92
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
3 June 1878 Adelaide SA
Bur West Terrace Catholic Old Area Grid C9 Site 92
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to wound in right leg sustained in action
Pension stopped for payment of £20-2-0 for cost of shipping passages for family to South Australia
embarked England 31st July 1841 per “Warrior’ for India
A William Muldoon age 22 born Dublin was admitted to the Royal Adelaide Hospital 29 June 1878 at the time he was residing in Gilbert Street and had been 20 years in the colony (no ship recorded) his occupation was driver he was probably William Patrick who according to his death was born in 1849.
An Inquest was held into the death of Rosanna and it was found she died of apoplexy.
Of the four children of this family none appear to have married and the whole family is buried in the same grave at West Terrace Cemetery.