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71st Regiment Highland Light Infantry Colours
Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
Indian Mutiny Medal with Central India Clasp
Indian General Service Medal with Umbeyla Clasp
NameMcCLUSKY / McCLUSKEY – William
Regiment (s)71st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 3075
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
13th November 1849 / 17 years / Dublin Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8½ in
Sallow / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCanada – 4 years 4 months
Crimea – 1 year 6 months
Malta – 1 year 4 months
East Indies – 6 years 2 months
Length of Service21 years 59 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 20th February 1872 / Fort George New Brunswick Canada
Campaign MedalsCrimea Medal with Sebastopol clasp
Turkish Medal
Indian Mutiny Medal 1857-1859 with Central India clasp
India General Service Medal with clasp for Umbeyla
Intended Residence at
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1872 2nd Dublin
1873 Greenwich
1874-1905 Western Australia
Pension Paid11d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/1½d per diem for service to 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 Birthc1832 Cahir Tipperary Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
North Fremantle Lot P80 1.2.24 acres (Bay Road) 1acre 2 roods 24 perches
27th December 1880 Title Application
16th June 1884 Deed of Grant issued Title 6/88
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial5th March 1905 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851 William McCluskey 3075 Private reserve Battalion 71st location Toronto Canada
1861 William McClusky (sic) 3075 Private 71st Regt depot location Stirling Castle
1871 William McClusky 3075 93rd Regt att from 71st location Aberdeen
Discharge at own request having served 21 years
13th July 1881 Admitted to Poor House