O’KEEFE / O’KEEFF – Moses 44th Regiment

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44th Regiment Colours

Lighthouse Keeper at Breaksea Island near Albany

NameO’KEEFE / O’KEEFF – Moses
Regiment (s)44th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 364
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th January 1825 /  20 years / Queens Square London England
Description – Height
Not yet known
Overseas Service/DurationNone
Length of Service3 years 358 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 18th June 1840 / Fermoy Ireland (tentative)
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Fermoy Cork Ireland
Pension Districts1840 Fermoy
1846 2nd West London District
1850-1879 Western Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem
1873 increased to 11d per diem for service to Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
4th March 1850 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SCINDIAN 1st June 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1802 Fermoy 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  Norah / Honorah
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeDennis B c1842 Ireland (tentative)
M HANNON Margaret 13th October 1861 Albany Western Australia
D Not yet known
Mary Ann c1854 Western Australia
M WHEELOCK Edward W. 1880 Albany Western Australia
D 1884 Western Australia
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
1850 assigned Freshwater Bay Butlers Swamp Lot P224
Occupation after
1864 Policeman at Albany
1870-1872 Assistant Lighthouse Keeper at Breaksea Island (near Albany)
1873 employed at the P&O coaling wharf at Albany
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 14th June 1850
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial10th September 1879 Albany Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information