O’BRIEN / O’BRYAN – Michael 60th Rifles

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60th Regiment Kings Royal Rifles Helmet Plate

NameO’BRIEN / O’BRYAN – Michael
Regiment (s)60th Rifles
Regiment Number (s) 950
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
30th June 1832 / 19 years 9 months / Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6½ in
Dark / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 5 years 5 months
Jamaica – 2 years 11 months
Canada – 3 years 1 month
Cape of Good Hope – 1 year 4 months
Length of Service21 years 26 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 25th July 1853 / Birr Kings Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Philipstown Kings Ireland
Pension Districts1853 Tullamore
April 1856 – December 1859 Western Australia
January 1860 – 1878 Sydney
Pension Paid1/10½d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th January 1856 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM HAMMOND 29th March 1856
Date/Place of BirthSeptember 1811 Philipstown Kings 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
UNKNOWN Mary (tentative)
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 ArticlesThe Inquirer & Commercial News (Perth) 13 August 1856 page 3
South Australian Register 19th December 1859 page 2
Departure from Western
29th November 1859 departed for South Australia with wife Mary per Bandicoot: pension paid January 1860 – 78 in Sydney New South Wales
Date/Place of Death/BurialLate 1878 in Sydney New South Wales: (word “dead” on WO23 pension register): Unknown burial
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information24th July 1856 appeared as witness at the Captain Foss Court Martial in Western Australia: £15/16/5 balance due to Michael O’BRIEN on landing misappropriated by Foss.