MURPHY – Jeremiah 40th Regiment

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40th Somersetshire Regiment

New Zealand Medal 2nd Maori War 1861

Cue Cemetery – Plot

NameMURPHY – Jeremiah
Regiment (s)40th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 3036
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
2nd March 1852 / 18 years / Cork Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8½ in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / Gun-shot wound in left arm
Overseas Service/DurationAustralia and New Zealand – 8 years 7 months
Length of Service9 years 109 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 18th June 1861 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNew Zealand 2nd Maori War Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Middleton (sic) Cork Ireland
Pension Districts2nd Cork
1st East London
Pension Paid8d per diem: pension suspended 1873 for 84 days
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
7th April 1866 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
BELGRAVIA 4th July 1866
Date/Place of Birth24th January 1835 Middleton Cork Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
MURPHY Michael
1808 Ireland
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
KEEFE Ellen
1813 Ireland
1832 Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
ATTRIDGE (ALLRIDGE) Jane
Birth date not yet known in England
Date/Place of MarriageQuarter 4 1863 Bethnal Green London England
Children by 1st WifeUNKNOWN Child (Belgravia passenger list) B England (indistinguishable)
UNKNOWN Child (Belgravia passenger list) B England (indistinguishable)
Stillborn female B 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
Michael B 25th June 1869 Fremantle Western Australia
M Indistinguishable
D 1904 Fremantle Western Australia
Alexander Joseph B 12th April 1873 Fremantle Western Australia
M Indistinguishable
D 28th September 1936 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Catherine B 27th June 1874 Fremantle Western Australia
M Indistinguishable
D Not yet known
Jane B 1876 Gwalia Western Australia
M1 COLLINS John 1899 Geraldton Western Australia
M2 GRIFFIN John W. 1908 Geraldton Western Australia
D 13th October 1962 Subiaco Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
James William B 5th April 1880 Northampton Western Australia
bap St Mary’s Northampton
M Indistinguishable
D 1st October 1937 Geraldton Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic section Nabawa Cemetery Chapman Valley Western Australia
Philip B 17th December 1882 Northampton Western Australia
bap St Mary’s Northampton
M Indistinguishable
D Not yet known
Thomas B 8th February 1885 Wanerenooka Western Australia
bap St Mary’s Northampton
M Indistinguishable
D Indistinguishable
Margaret Irene B 1888 Wanerenooka Western Australia
M WILLIS William H. (tentative) 1911 Geraldton 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
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Assistant Warder 1867-1872
Miner (at Wanerenooka and Cue/Day Dawn)
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial6th October 1903 Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Cue and Day Dawn Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
10th February 1912 Geraldton Western Australia
Urch Street Cemetery now Apex Park Geraldton Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationJeremiah Murphy’s involvement in the mining industry may lead to further information on the family.
The number of Jeremiah Murphy entries has made it difficult to identify precise information: further research needed