MURPHY – Patrick Honourable East India Company

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EAST INDIA COMPANY

NameMURPHY – Patrick
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company 2nd Madras Light Infantry
Regiment Number (s) Discharge No. 641
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
3rd July 1839/22 years/Clonmel Tipperary Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5’5”
Fresh/Grey/Brown/
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC To India 17 September 1839 per Mermaid
Length of Service14 years 4 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 6th August 1856 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Clonmel Tipperary Ireland
Pension Districts1856 Clonmel
1858 Tipperary
1861 Kilkenny
1861 Waterford
1864 Carlow
1866 Tilbury
1866 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th October 1866 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CORONA 22nd December 1866
Date/Place of Birthc1817-24 Clonmel Tipperary Ireland
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
Not married
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial8th June 1873 Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to severe sprain to the left ankle
Different records give conflicting information ie length of service, age and attestation.
Age discrepancy in birth date: 49 years (WA BDM) and 43 years (Erickson)