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MURPHY – Cornelius 63rd and 84th Regiment

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63rd Regiment Shoulder Belt Plate
84th Regiment York and Lancaster
NameMURPHY – Cornelius
Regiment (s)63rd and 84th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 950 / 2503
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6th February 1835 / 19 years 9 months / Cork Cork Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 11 in
Fresh / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 20 years 88 days
Length of Service21 years 182 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 5th August 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone known
Intended Residence at
Cork Ireland
Pension Districts1856 1st Cork
1858-1864 Western Australia
1864-1874 New South Wales
1874 Waterford
1875-1879 Sydney NSW
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th March 1858 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LORD RAGLAN 1st June 1858
Date/Place of Birthc1815 St. Nicholas Cork Cork 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
SULLIVAN Julia nee FITZGERALD Widow of Daniel Sullivan Sea Park
Date/Place of Marriage12th July 1858 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 1st Wife

Stillborn child
B&D 1859 Dandalup Western Australia
Ellen B 1860 Corrylup (Carrolup?) Western Australia
D 1860, aged 11 days, Corrylup Western Australia
John B 1861 Perth Western Australia
D 1861 Perth  Western Australia
Cornelius B 1862 Perth Western Australia
D 1862 aged 7 weeks, Perth Western Australia
James B 1863 Perth Western Australia
D Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
1st Husband of WifeSULLIVAM Daniel 82nd Regiment aboard Clara 1857
Date/Place of Marriage9th December 1855 Tralee Kerry Ireland
Children by 1st HusbandOne child (unknown name and gender) arrived in Western Australia with Daniel and Julia Sullivan aboard the Clara
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1864 to New South Wales
1874 to Ireland
1875/6 returned to New South Wales
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1922 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge: Unfit for further service due to declining health and strength, impaired vision and the effects of age and long tropical service.
British Army, Worldwide Index
1841 Cornelius Murphy 950 63th regt. Location Moulmein India
1851 Location Trinchonopoly India
On 29 April 1859 the Resident Magistrate Fremantle nominated pensioners SGs Peter Gallagher William Swift, William Thompson Cornelius Murphy and Timothy Moran to be given a reward commiserate with that awarded to the Water Police for their involvement in the pursuit of five escaped prisoners on the boat Zillah. SROWA Acc 36 Vol 454 Folio 311