O’CONNOR – John 22nd and 21st Regiment

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22nd Cheshire Regiment of Foot

21st Regiment

NameO’CONNOR – John
Regiment (s)22nd and 21st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) ? / 926
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6th April 1832 /   / Limerick Limerick Ireland
Description – Height
6 Ft 0 in
Fresh / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationVan Diemen’s Land – 5 years +
East Indies – 9 years +
Length of Service21 years 67 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 28th June 1853 / Chatham England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Paddington London England
Pension Districts1853 2nd West London
1853 Deptford
1854 Limerick
1855 Western Australia
1856 Tasmania Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th April 1855 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ADELAIDE 18th July 1855
Date/Place of Birthc1814 Askeaton Limerick 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 married
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer And Commercial News Wednesday 6th February 1856 page 2 Eblana to Adelaide
Departure from Western
2nd February 1856 per Eblana to Adelaide and Melbourne.  Then to Tasmania Australia
Date/Place of Death/BurialD 17th July 1856 Hobart Tasmania
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information21st Regiment was in Van Diemens Land from 1833 -1839