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86th Regiment
NameMULLIGAN – Christopher
Regiment (s)86th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1258
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th January 1839 / 22 years / Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7¼ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / –
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 7 years
Length of Service8 years 357 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 11th May 1852 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Dunboyne Meath Ireland
Pension Districts1852  2nd Dublin
1853 Western Australia
Pension Paid7d per diem Temporary – for two years until 3rd February 1854
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
 26th April 1853 London England via Cork and Rio de Janeiro
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ROBERT SMALL  18th August 1853
Date/Place of Birth1817 / Parish of Donnymine (?) near Ashbourne   Meath  Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
MULLINS Christopher
Date/Place of Birth
McGRATH (McGrah) Mary
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
WARD Catherine nee GALAHER/GALAGHER widow of EPG John WARD 38th regiment (Robert Small)
Date/Place of Marriage8th November 1853 St. Patrick’s, Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeMichael Patrick B 18th March 1855
Bp 24th March 1855 Fremantle, Western Australia
D 15th May 1855
Bur Skinner street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
COLWEL Margaret
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial1867 Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd July 1855 Fremantle Western Australia
Bur Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationWO97 page 1 Christopher Mulligan was Court martialled at Meath for desertion from 15 July 1839 to 5 June 1843 during which time he served in the 13th regiment as Christopher Reid.
He surrendered himself at Chatham Barracks on 5th June 1843 and was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment and was branded as a deserter. His service in the 86th Regt from 26 November 1843 to 11 May 1852 amounted to 8 years 357 days and his conduct was ‘Good’
Discharge due to Chronic dyspepsia
British Army, Worldwide Index
1851 Christopher Mulligan Private 1258 86th Regiment Location Poona India