O’HANLON – Hugh 57th Regiment

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British Crimea Medal Balaclava Inkerman Sebastopol Clasps

Turkish Crimea Medal

NameO’HANLON – Hugh
Regiment (s)57th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1596
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
4th October 1841 / 18 years 6 months / Newry Down Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Grey / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 3 years 9 months
Corfu – 1 year 6 months
Crimea – 8 months
Length of Service22 years 268 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 30th May 1865 / Cork Cork Ireland
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with clasps for Balaklava Inkermann and Sebastopol
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Cork Ireland
Pension Districts1865 1st Cork
Pension Paid1/0½d per diem
1881 increased to 1/6½d 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 Birth1823 Clonallan Warrenpoint Down Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismDiocese of Dromore: baptisms not extant before 1826
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
GRIBBIN Catherine (tentative)
Date/Place of Marriage1864 Lurgan Armagh Ireland (tentative)
Children by 1st WifeNone known
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 WifeCARTY Daniel – 63rd and 21st Regiment
arrived “NAVAL BRIGADE” 1874
Date/Place of Marriage1888 Western Australia (shown as McCARTHY in WA BDM)
Children by 2nd HusbandNone
Land Grants Western
21st September 1883 granted location Y83 at North Fremantle
1 acre
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesDaily News 6th March 1884
Inquirer & Commercial News 6th April 1887
Daily News 23rd May 1887
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial11th May 1887 Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
25th September 1897 Perth Home Godrich Street Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateLetters of Administration (17th March 1888) with Will (6th May 1887): Probate: 19th March 1888 Supreme Court of Western Australia [Cons. 3403-1888-872]: available from SROWA
Further Information29th September 1881 appointed to Enrolled Guard
14th October 1881 purchased barrack bedding and furniture at Perth
On roll of Enrolled Guard at its disbandment on 31st March 1887
Served 14 years at Fremantle and 6 years at Perth District