O’KEEFE / O’KEEFFE- Michael 37th Regiment

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Name O’KEEFE / O’KEEFFE – Michael
Regiment (s) 37th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1201
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
29th November 1836 / 18 years / Limerick Limerick Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fair / Hazel / Dark Brown
Overseas Service/Duration Jamaica – 1 year 2 months
Halifax Nova Scotia – 2 years 10 months
Ceylon – 9 years  10 months
Length of Service 20 years 354 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 17th November 1857 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign Medals None
Intended Residence at
Limerick Ireland
Pension Districts 1857-1958 Limerick
1858-1859 2nd North London
1859 – July 1871 Western Australia
Pension Paid 1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1859 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SULTANA 19th August 1859
Date/Place of Birth 1818 St. John’s Limerick Limerick Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
B c1832 (deduced from age at death)
bap 7th January 1833 St Michael’s Limerick Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage 11th January 1858 St Mary’s Limerick City Limerick Ireland
Children by 1st Wife Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
MANAHAN Margaret
Not yet known
7th February 1831 at St. Michael’s Limerick City Limerick Ireland
2nd Husband of Wife LEARY / O’LEARY Daniel – 57th Regiment arrived “York” 1862
Date/Place of Marriage 1872 Perth Western Australia (shown as Mary O’ Kieff)
Children by 2nd Husband None known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles West Australian 10th May 1888 – page 2
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial 16th July 1871 Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
11th April 1898 Perth Barracks Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries with 1st husband Michael O’KEEFE
Will or Probate None known
Further Information 1862 Michael O’Keefe nominated his sister-in-law Bridget Russell (aged 20 living at Shanagolden Limerick) to migrate to Western Australia