McDERMOTT – William 67th Regiment

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2nd China War Medal with Pekin and Taku Fort Clasps

Name McDERMOTT – 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
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7¼ in
Fair / Grey / Sandy / None
Overseas Service/Duration Gibraltar – 3 years 6 months
West Indies – 5 years 10 months
East Indies – 4 months
China – 5 years 8 months
Length of Service 21 years 34 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 3rd April 1866 / Belfast Ireland
Campaign Medals China Medal with Relief of Pekin and Taku Fort Clasps
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Belfast Ireland
Pension Districts 1866 2nd Belfast
Pension Paid 1/0d 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 Birth c1827 Nathcool Kildare 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
RING Mary
Date/Place of Marriage 16th November 1870 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 1st Wife  Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Perth Lot 149Y
0.2.18 acre
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Australia
1880 to London England
Date/Place of Death/Burial Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial –
Wife
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial –
Children
Not yet known
Will or Probate None Located
Further Information Part of 1902 spent as an In Pensioner Kilmainham Hospital Dublin Ireland