MURPHY – Peter 31st Regiment

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NameMURPHY – Peter
Regiment (s)31st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 417
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
12th December 1824 / 18 years / Ballinasloe Galway Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6½ in
Fair / Grey / Brown / Injury to fingers on left hand
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies (no time period given)
1825 at Dinapore
1837 at Mulrest
Length of Service13 years 324 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 12th September 1838 /  Not Stated
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts1838 Roscommon
1847 Liverpool
1847 Roscommon
1849 Manchester
1850-1858 Western Australia
1859-1870 Melbourne Victoria
April 1871 – 1873 2nd West London District
1873-75 Athlone Ireland
Pension Paid6d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
4th March 1850 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SCINDIAN 1st June 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1806 Ballinasloe Galway 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
KILLEN Mary
Not yet knbown
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeUNKNOWN Child 
UNKNOWN Child 
UNKNOWN Child
Peter B c1860 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
Assigned 2 lots at Freshwater Bay and Butlers Swamp
1858 applied for title of Locations P231 and p247 outcome not known
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 14th June 1850
Departure from Western
Australia
Not clear when and how departed Western Australia: possibly late 1858/early 1859 as pension paid in Melbourne in 1859 – 1870. Then traveled to London (1871-73) and then in 1873-75 to Athlone Ireland
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known: possibly post August 1877 in Ireland
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationInjury to fingers on left hand 28th January 1829 required continued medical attention. Admitted to Chelsea Hospital England 1st May 1871 and then to Kilmainham Hospital Ireland 1st September 1874. Last record found is dated 20th August 1877.