McCAFFREY / McCAFFRY – Bernard 50th Regiment

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50th Regiment Cap Badge

Sutlej Medal

Gwalior Star 1843 [Maharajpoor]

NameMcCAFFREY / McCAFFRY – Bernard
Regiment (s)50th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 914
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
27th December 1831 / 18 years / Enniskillen Fermanagh Ireland
Shoemaker
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
6 Ft 0 in
Dark / Grey / Dark / Gunshot wound to finger of right hand
Overseas Service/DurationNew South Wales – 7 years 64 days
East Indies – 5 years 144 days
Length of Service15 years 76 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 27th June 1847 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsGwalior Campaign Star 1843
Sutlej Campaign Medal 1845-6
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Enniskillen Fermanagh Ireland
Pension Districts1847 Enniskillen
1856-1874 Western Australia
Pension Paid7d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th January 1856 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM HAMMOND 29th March 1856
Date/Place of Birth1813 Derravolend Limerick Fermanagh 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
COWAN (CURRAN) Ann
B c1835
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeRebecca B 1853 Fremantle Western Australia
M FISHER Samuel
D Not yet known
James B 1858 Fremantle Western Australia
M Not yet known
D 1886 South Australia
Mary Ann Sarah bap 1861 (RC)
M Not yet known
D Not yet known
Thomas B 1867 Perth Western Australia
D 1868 aged 9 months Perth Western Australia
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
Shoemaker
Newspaper ArticlesThe Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News Friday 13th September 1861
The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News Friday 3rd October 1862
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial8th December 1874 Fremantle Western Australia
Fremantle Cemetery
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
1885 Western Australia
Unknown burial
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information23rd July 1884 Ann McCAFFREY (widow of Bernard) applied for poor relief