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McMAHON – John 41st Regiment

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41st Regiment
British Crimea Medal Alma Inkerman Sebastopol Clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
NameMcMAHON – John
Regiment (s)41st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2445
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
17th May 1848 / 21 years / Buttevant Cork Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8¾ in
Fresh / Blue / Sandy / Grape shot wound on left arm
Overseas Service/DurationIonian Islands – 1 year 11 months
Malta – 1 year 1 month
Turkey – 5 months
Crimea – 1 year 2 months
Length of Service8 years 186 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 18th November 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Alma Inkerman and Sebastopol clasps
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Rhineana (near Newmarket-on-Fergus) County Clare Ireland
Pension Districts1856 Birmingham
1857 Ennis
1862-1864 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th March 1862 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NORWOOD 9th June 1862
Date/Place of Birth1827 Renamia (Rhineana) New Market Clare 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
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 29th January 1864 (Greenough Fire Fund)
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial18th July 1864 Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851 John McMahon 2445 Corporal 41st Foot location Cork Ireland and at sea
8 September 1855 severely wounded at the final attack on the Redan
Discharge due to a gunshot wound to the upper left arm shattering the bone received in action 8th September 1855. Very little use of the arm.