MURPHY – John 22nd Regiment

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NameMURPHY – John
Regiment (s)22nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 757
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
31st December 1832 / 18 years / Banagher Kings Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8 in
Sallow / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 8 years 343 days
Length of Service19 years 176 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 22nd June 1852 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Liverpool England
Pension Districts1854 2nd Plymouth
1854 3rd Plymouth
1855-1857 Western Australia
1857-1858 South Australia
Pension Paid10d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th February 1855 Plymouth England via Cape of Good Hope
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
STAG 23rd May 1855
Date/Place of Birth1814 Gillion near Cloughlin Kings Ireland (also spelt Gallen near Cloghan)
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
UNKNOWN Susan
Not yet known
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
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette and Independent Journal of News and Politics Friday 25 July 1856-  page 3 (Trial of Captain Foss)
Perth Gazette Friday 8 August 1856 – page 4
Inquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 11 March 1857 – page 2
Departure from Western
Australia
11th March 1857 per “C. W. Bradley” a John MURPHY to South Australia.
Date/Place of Death/Burial2nd October 1858 Reedy Creek South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to Chronic Hepatitis – liver considerably enlarged.

AJCP reel 466/87 part 2 Folio 233 Proceedings of a Court of Inquiry into complaints by the wives of the Pensioner Guard on the Stag into the conduct of the Superintendent Surgeon CALDWELL. Mrs MASH, Mrs MURPHY, and Mrs WEIR wives of the Enrolled pensioners were under medical treatment for symptoms that he thought exceedingly strange for married women.   Susan MURPHY, wife of John MURPHY, submitted through fear of punishment – by which she meant being put into the ‘Black Box’ or kept down below

No mention of Mrs. Susan MURPHY after Court of Inquiry.

John MURPHY handed £17 to Captain FOSS for safe handling.