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67th South Hampshire
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
1867 Tilbury Fort
1868 Western Australia
1902 Dublin Ireland
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 Rathcool Kildare Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Date/Place of Birth
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
c1834 (deduced)
Date/Place of Marriage16th November 1870 Fremantle Western Australia
1st Husband of 1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Date of Death
RING Mark – 40th and 28th Regiment arrived Sultana 1859
c1811 Danes Fort Kilkenny Ireland
13th April 1869 Perth Western Australia
Children by 1st Wife Not yet known
Wife’s 1st Husband
Children of 1st Marriage
John Ring
William Ring b1852
Michael Ring b 1853
Mary Ring 1854
Mark Ring B 1856
Mary Ring b 1861
Margaret Ring b 1863
Land Grants Western
Perth Lot 149Y
0.2.18 acre Title Deed 4/967
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Herald Saturday 10 January 1880 page 2
Departure from Western
7 January 1880 to London England per Charlotte Padbury
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial –
45, 15 May 1879, buried East Perth Cemetery
Date/Place of Death/Burial –
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone Located
Further InformationHe was awarded a medal for Long Service and Good Conduct with a gratuity of £5
Part of 1902 spent as an In Pensioner Kilmainham Hospital Dublin Ireland