McDERMOTT – William 67th Regiment

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2nd China War Medal with Pekin and Taku Fort Clasps

NameMcDERMOTT – William
Regiment (s)67th Regiment
Regiment No (s) 2496
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
22nd February 1845 / 18 years / Dublin Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7¼ in
Fair / Grey / Sandy / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 3 years 6 months
West Indies – 5 years 10 months
East Indies – 4 months
China – 5 years 8 months
Length of Service21 years 34 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 3rd April 1866 / Belfast Ireland
Campaign MedalsChina Medal with Relief of Pekin and Taku Fort Clasps
Intended Residence at
Belfast Ireland
Pension Districts1866 2nd Belfast
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1879 Increased to 1/5d per diem 11 yrs service in Enrolled Force
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 Birthc1827 Nathcool Kildare 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
Date/Place of Marriage16th November 1870 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 1st Wife Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Perth Lot 149Y
0.2.18 acre
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
1880 to London England
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial –
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Date/Place of Death/Burial –
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone Located
Further InformationPart of 1902 spent as an In Pensioner Kilmainham Hospital Dublin Ireland