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McGRATH – Denis 47th and 57th Regiment

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47th Regiment Badge
57th Regiment West Middlesex Badge
NameMcGRATH – Denis
Regiment (s)47th and 57th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2536 / 2519
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
28th May 1849 / 17 years / Cork Cork Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 9.1/3 in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCorfu – 1 year 6 months
Crimea – 6 months
Malta – 1 year 1 month
Crimea – 3 months
Malta – 2 years
East Indies – 2 years 7 months
New Zealand – 6 years 7 months
Length of Service22 years 29 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 25th June 1872 / Kinsale Ireland
Campaign MedalsCrimean Medal with Balaklava Inkerman and Sebastopol clasps
Turkish War Medal
New Zealand Medal
Intended Residence at
Liverpool England
Pension Districts1872 1st Cork
1873 Greenwich
1874-1881 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0½d per diem
Increased 1/2d per diem date unknown
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 North Cork Cork Ireland
Not yet known
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
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1881 to New Zealand
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851 Denis McGrath 2536 Private 47th Foot Depot location Buttevant and Waterford
1861 Denis McGrath 2519 Private 57th Foot location New Plymouth New Zealand
1871 Denis McGrath 2519 Private 57th Foot location Fort Tregantle Ireland
Discharge at own request having served 21 years
November 1889 Denis McGrath was on the Nominal Roll for the Enrolled Guard.
Appointed but resigned 11th January 1881
D. McGrath departed King George’s Sound on the Rob Roy for Melbourne 25th January 1881
A Denis McGrath died New Zealand 1902 age 65 (born 1837)