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McGUIRE – Philip 57th Regiment

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57th Regiment West Middlesex Badge
NameMcGUIRE – Philip
Regiment (s)57th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 215
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
20th November 1822 / 18 Years / Newry Down Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 9¼ in
Swarthy / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNew South Wales – 3 years 7 months
East Indies 11 years 3  months
Length of Service20 years 211 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 16th June 1843 / Fort Pitt
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1843 Enniskillen
1845 Londonderry
1849 1st Edinburgh
1853-1857 Western Australia
1857-1875 South Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
June 2 1853 Kingstown, Dublin, Ireland
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PHOEBE DUNBAR 30th August 1853
Date/Place of Birthc1803 Sligo Sligo 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
B c 1803 Ireland
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeAnn (may be a stepchild)
B c1840 Ireland
D Not 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
12 October 1853 Appointed Assistant Warder Convict Establishment (without Captain Bruce’s sanction) Resigned 12th July 1855
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News  Perth 9th September 1857 – page 2
Adelaide Times 2nd September 1857 – page 2
Departure from Western
14th August 1857 left Western Australia with wife Ann for South Australia per “Robert Clive”
Date/Place of Death/Burial3rd or 4th January 1865 North Adelaide South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
27th August 1878 Adelaide South Australia (Maguire)
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index:
1841 Philip McGuire 215 Private 57th Foot location Fort St George and Trichinopoly
Discharge: Due to chronic catarrh dyspepsia and general debility
In the 1851 Census Philip age 46, out pensioner Chelsea Hospital and ticket porter, is living at Fountain Close 28 High Street Edinburgh with his wife Ann age 48 and daughter Anne age 11 all born Ireland.
The shipping list of the Robert Clive has just Philip and Ann McGuire as passenger no children