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MURPHY – John 83rd 28th and 95th Regiments

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John Murphy 16 November 1907 The Herald WA Indian Mutiny
Clip from 1907 Article featuring John Murphy
83rd Regiment Dublin
28th Regiment North Gloucestershire Colours
95th Regiment Derbyshire Uniform
Land Grant
Front of Army pension certificate
John Murphy’s original India Mutiny Medal Central India Clasp
Gravesite John and Bridget

50 Year Anniversary – 16 November 1907 The Herald WA Indian Mutiny

NameMURPHY – John
Regiment (s)83rd 28th and 95th Regiments
Regiment Number (s) 3003 / 733 / 924
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
16th December 1848 / 21 years / Limerick Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 9 in
Fresh / Hazel / Black / None
Overseas Service/DurationIndia – 20 years 5 months
Length of Service21 years 20 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 20th December 1869 / Pembroke Dock Wales
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal with Central India clasp
Intended Residence at
Limerick Ireland
Pension Districts1870 N London
1870 Ennis
1874-1909 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/1d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/3½d per diem for service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st November 1873 Gravesend England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NAVAL BRIGADE 18th February 1874
Date/Place of Birthc1827 Tulla Clare Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism10 June 1827 Tulla, County Clare, Ireland
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
NANGHAN Margaret
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage22 March 1870, in the Roman Catholic chapel of Cloony, Co. Clare
Children by 1st WifeJohn B c 1871
Bp 26th January 1871 Killone Clare Ireland
Mary B 4 January 1876 Fremantle Western Australia
M Patrick Joseph Hogan (son of EPG Patrick Hogan 33rd Regiment)
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
21st July 1881 Assigned Perth Town Lot 75E 2 roods 16 perches
8th November 1883 Tile application
28th December 1883 Tile issued Title 6/59
Occupation after
Commandant of Volunteers
Newspaper ArticlesThe West Australian 25th May 1909 – page 1 Funeral Notice
The West Australian 26th May 1909 – page 3 Funeral
The Inquirer and Commercial News 6th April 1887 – page 5 Profile disbandment of EG
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial24th May 1909 Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
26th September 1894 Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851 John Murphy 3003 Private 83rd foot location Karachi
1861 John Murphy 3003 Private 83rd Foot location Belgaum East Indies
Discharge at own request after 21 years service
11th November 1881 John Murphy served in the Enrolled Guard from its inception until it was disbanded.
21st November 1881 John Murphy was living at the Mt. Eliza barracks with 2 children 1 boy and 1 girl (and presumably his wife)EPF Disbanded 1887 EPG Gazette October 2011

Disbandment of EPG EPG_Gazette_2003_-_Vol_4-2__Apr

Family History and original medal and pension certificate graciously provided by Ian Stone – Mary Murphy above married Ian’s great grandmother’s brother Patrick Joseph Hogan