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

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37th Regiment North Hampshire Badge

NameO’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/DurationJamaica – 1 year 2 months
Halifax Nova Scotia – 2 years 10 months
Ceylon – 9 years  10 months
Length of Service20 years 354 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 17th November 1857 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Limerick Ireland
Pension Districts1857-1958 Limerick
1858-1859 2nd North London
1859 – July 1871 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d 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 Birth1818 St. John’s Limerick 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
B c1832 (deduced from age at death)
bap 7th January 1833 St Michael’s Limerick Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage11th January 1858 St Mary’s Limerick City Limerick Ireland
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
MANAHAN Margaret
Not yet known
7th February 1831 at St. Michael’s Limerick City Limerick Ireland
2nd Husband of WifeLEARY / O’LEARY Daniel – 57th Regiment arrived “York” 1862
Date/Place of Marriage1872 Perth Western Australia (shown as Mary O’ Kieff)
Children by 2nd HusbandNone known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian 10th May 1888 – page 2
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial16th 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 ProbateNone known
Further Information1862 Michael O’Keefe nominated his sister-in-law Bridget Russell (aged 20 living at Shanagolden Limerick) to migrate to Western Australia