McCARTHY – Carthage 40th Regiment, St Helena Corps and 84th Regiment

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Name McCARTHY – Cartage
Regiment (s) 40th Regiment, St Helena Corps and 84th Regiment
Regiment No (s) 667 /521
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
84th – 4th May 1858 / 31 years 3 months / Rochester Kent England
Clerk
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7¾ in
Fresh / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/Duration St Helena – 7 years 7 months
Length of Service 21 years 256 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge 84th – Corporal / 16th Jul 1867 / Camp Colchester Essex England
Campaign Medals None
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Retreat Place Hackney London England
Pension Districts 1867 ? London
Pension Paid 11½d per diem
1867 Increased to 1/1d per diem
1875 Increased to 1/1½d per diem for service Enrolled Pensioners
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
12th October 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HOUGOUMONT 9th January 1868
Date/Place of Birth c1827 Kilershan Neadeen Kerry Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not Married
Date/Place of Marriage
Children by 1st Wife
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Teamster
Newspaper Articles The West Australian Wednesday 7th April 1886 – page 3
Western Mail Saturday 10th April 1886 – page 22
Departure from Western
Australia
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial 1st April 1886
Drowned in Swan River
Date/Place of Death/Burial –
Wife
 Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial –
Children
Will or Probate None Located
Further Information Service in 40th Regiment and St Helena Corps not mentioned on discharge documents for 84th Regiment. Suspect discharged then reenlisted later for 84th Regiment.