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Daniel McIntyre’s Wife EPG Gazette 2004 Vol_5-2__Apr
13th Regiment Somerset Light Infantry Cap Badge
Afghan War – Jellalabad Medal
Afghan Medal Cabool
Afghan Medal Cabool Obverse side
NameMcINTYRE / McENTIRE – Daniel
Regiment (s)13th Light Infantry
Regiment Number (s) 344
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
23rd January 1825 / 17 years  / Parsonstown (now Birr)  Kings County Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Dark / Hazel / Grey / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 18 years 8 months
Length of Service21 Years 145 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 20th May 1847 / Dublin Ireland
Campaign Medals1. Gun Action at Jellalahabad (General Action)
2. Capture of Cabul
Intended Residence at
Not yet known
Pension Districts
1847 1st Glasgow
1847 Paisley
1847 Birr
1851-1855 Western Australia
1855 Victoria
1855 Tasmania
1856 Western Australia
1857 Tasmania
1857 Victoria
1858 Athlone
1859 Tullamore
1860 Quebec
1861 Tullamore
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st February 1851 Falmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERMAID 15th May 1851
Date/Place of Birth1808 Gillen Kings County 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
1816  India
Date/Place of Marriage7th February 1831 Dinapore  India
Children by 1st WifePatrick B 4th January 1834  Agra India
D possibly died in India (did not come to Western Australia with family)
John B 26th November 1836 Kurnaul India
D 27th November 1904  Dunwich Queensland Australia
Daniel B 10th March 1840 Kurnaul, India
D August 1840 Kurnaul India
Bur 31st August 1840 St. James Kurnaul India
James bap 29th April 1847 Dublin Ireland
M  COKER Caroline  5th December 1896 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1st October 1899  Fremantle Western Australia
Mary B July 1850  possibly Moate Kings County Ireland
M 1st  ROURKE Peter 4th July 1865  Fremantle Western Australia
M 2nd  WOOD James 27 August 1874 Western Australia
M 3rd  MOUBRAY Edwin Common Law
D 11th April 1896 Fremantle Western Australia
bur  possibly Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Jane Elizabeth McIntyre aka HUDSON B  30th December 1855  Fremantle Western Australia
M  BATEMAN Matthew 1876  Pinjarra Western Australia
D  27th June 1915  Fremantle Western Australia
bur Methodist Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
WHITE  Patrick
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifeHUDSON Thomas
Date/Place of Marriage14th May 1874 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandNone although Jane Elizabeth McIntyre was known as Hudson
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
12th August 1851-23rd September 1851Assistant Overseer Convict Establishment
Newspaper ArticlesNone
Departure from Western
March 1855 departed WA for Tasmania returned December 1855.
1857 Departed for Tasmania and Melbourne
1st October 1858 returned to UK from Melbourne Victoria
Date/Place of Death/Burial21st May 1874 Tullamore Kings County  Ireland
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
8th June 1900 Fremantle Western Australia
Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
Daniel McIntyre 344 Private 13th Foot location Cabul Afghanistan
Discharge: Constitution impaired and he rendered unfit for further service by repeated fevers consequent on the … … exposure during the campaigns in Afghanistan and the unhealthy climate of India. He is also subject to epilepsy.
His service is described as: Army of the Indies in the campaign of 1840,41 & 42. Present at the storming of the forts of Toolamdunah and Loolgah in the Khoistan 1840 and in the several engagement forcing the passes from Cabul to Jellalahabad 1841. In defence of that in 1841 & 1842, present at the general engagement of Jellalahabad 7 April 1842. Ingdullah 8 Sep 1842. In possession of 2 medal for the gun action of Jellalahabad & the capture of Cabul.
Daniel and both James and John McIntyre received medical treatment on the voyage to Western Australia
The Surgeon lists the family of Daniel McIntyre as Jane, John 14 years, James 3 years and Mary 5 months.20th December 1853 Daniel signed a memorial protesting against the high cost of food.
1855 Daniel and his eldest son John left Western Australia for Tasmania and returned December 1855.
16th January 1856 he was struck of the Force for leaving the Colony without permission but was re-instated 5th April 1856.
October 1856 he was a member of the Guard stationed at Rottnest.
While serving at Rottnest Daniel was guilty of misconduct and Struck Off and ordered back to the mainland, Mr Vincent refused to allow him to leave until his replacement had arrived leading to an altercation between Mr Vincent and Lt. Col Bruce.
In 1857 he returned to Tasmania before departing Melbourne to return to Athlone.
7th September 1858 Daniel McIntyre departed Melbourne for Liverpool UK on the Marco Polo. His wife and family remained in Western Australia – except for son John who went to Queensland