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NOLAN / NOWLAN – Patrick 28th Regiment

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28th Regiment North Gloucestershire Colours
Crimea Medal Alma Inkerman Sebastopol Clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal


NameNOLAN / NOWAN – Patrick
Regiment (s)28th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2026
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
15th July 1843 / 18 years / Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 in
Fair / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 4 years 1 month
Turkey and Crimea – 2 years 1 month
Malta – 2 years 6 months
Length of Service21 years 129 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 3rd January 1865 / Fermoy Ireland
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with clasps for Alma, Inkermann and Sebastopol
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Waterford Ireland
Pension Districts1865 Waterford
1865 2nd Liverpool
1866 Tilbury
1866 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
1881 increased to 1/2d per diem for service to Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th October 1866 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CORONA 22nd December 1866
Date/Place of Birthc 1824 Crookstown Ballitore Kildare 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 WifeNone
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifeLUCAS Henry
Date/Place of Marriage1885 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandNone
Land Grants Western
16th October 1867 Patrick Nowlan (sic) applied to purchase Fremantle Town Lot 637 in Grey Street Fremantle for the purchase price of £6
1st May 1872 he also applied to purchase the adjacent lot 602 of 1 rood 9 perches on the corner of Grey Street and South Terrace also for £6
7 November 1881Patrick Nowlan assigned grant no 18 Cockburn Sound of 20 acres
19th May 1884 Title application granted 15th September 1884 to Ellen Nolan widow.
Occupation after
Fremantle House proprietor
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 16th April 1884 page 3 Inquest into the death of Patrick Nolan
The West Australian Monday 21st November 1898 page 4 death of Ellen Lucas Fremantle Hospital
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial6th April 1884 Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
LUCAS Ellen died November 1898 age 75
Will or ProbateLetters of Administration: 30th July 1884: Probate: 31st July 1884 Supreme Court of Western Australia  SROWA Cons 3458 1884 042 Patrick Nolan 28th CORONA
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851 Patrick Nowlan (sic) 2026 Private 28th Ft location Manchester
1861 As above location Waterford
Discharges at own request having served upward of 21 years
In the 1851 Census Patrick Nowlan (sic) is an unmarried soldier residing with the 28th Regiment at the Barracks Salford Manchester
Patrick Nolan died as result of an accident (see M. S. James’ account of the inquest)