McMAHON – James 21st Regiment

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21st Regiment

NameMcMAHON – James
Regiment (s)21st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 680
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
17th May 1828 / 18 years / Birr Kings Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 11¾ in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationVan Diemen’s Land – 6 years
East Indies – 7 years
Length of Service20 years 353 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 12th June 1849 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Waterford Ireland
Pension Districts1849 Tullamore
1856- 1875 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1873 Increased to 1/2½d per diem for 3 years 4 months service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th June 1856 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RUNNYMEDE 7th September 1856
Date/Place of Birthc1810 Portumna Galway 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
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeJames B abt 1845
D 1880 Cossack Western Australia
Ann B 1849 Ireland
M BAKER Henry 1870 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1927 Claremont Asylum Western Australia
Mary B 13 May 1852 Tullamore Offalay Ireland
M GERAGHTY Patrick 1869 Fremantle Western Australia
M O’BRIEN Henry 1892 Melbourne Victoria
D 1937 Melbourne Victoria
Joseph B 1856 at sea on Runnymede
M GEORGE Caroline
D 1927 Perth, Western Australia
Margaret Victoria B 1858 Western Australia
M KANI (KANE, COHEN ?) William 1875 Fremantle Western Australia
M BOWEN Thomas 1902 Fremantle Western Australia
M PORTER Joseph 1909 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1938 Western Australia
Andrew B 19 November 1863 Fremantle Western Australia
D 26 October 1870 drowned Femantle Western Australia
Theresa B 1861 Western Australia
M RIMMINGTON Lewis Bacon 1886 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1933 Western Australia
John Lewis B 12 Nay 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
M SCOTT Lizzie 1901 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1947 Perth Western Australia
Michael B 1870 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1944 Claremont Western Australia
William Henry B 1870 Fremantle Western Australia
M BOURNE Lillian Elizabeth 1903 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1949 South Perth Western Australia
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
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1st April 1875 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBelieved to have ten children.  Three traveled with parents plus one born at sea.