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O’BRIEN / BRIEN – Daniel 65th Regiment

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65th Regiment Yorkshire North Riding
NameO’BRIEN / BRIEN – Daniel
Regiment (s)65th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 74
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
5 February 1821 (under age), 16 years
Dublin, Ireland a Labourer
Description – Height
5 Ft 7½ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 6 years 5 months
Length of Service13 years 280 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 8th November 1837 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1838 2nd Dublin
1851 Tilbury Fort
1851-1861 Western Australia
Pension Paid5d per diem Increased 15th August 1838 to 9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
13th March 1851 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PYRENEES 28th June 1851
Date/Place of Birthc1805 Ratheny Dublin 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 WifeNot 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
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer Perth 7 April 1852 (not confirmed correct man) – drunk and disorderly with wife
Inquirer Perth, Wednesday 9 June 1852, page 2, wife of Pensioner O’Brien – Ann – Drunk
Inquirer, Wednesday 16 June 1852, page 3 – Ann O’Brian pensioner’s wife drunk, imprisoned 7 days
Inquirer, Wednesday 18 August 1852, page 2, Ann drunk again
The Inquirer and Commercial News Wed 2 Jun 1858 Page 4 Daniel O’Brien of the 65th Rgt donates 1/- to the Indian Relief Fund
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial8th June 1861 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to remittent and intermittent Fever and chronic ophthalmia suffered in the West Indies