O’LOUGHLIN / McLOUGHLIN – Michael 88th Regiment

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88th Regiment Colours

Indian Mutiny Medal with Central India Clasp

Regiment (s)88th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1364
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
4th September 1839 / 18 years / Ennistymon Clare Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Fresh / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMalta – 6 years 1 month
West Indies – 2 years 4 months
East Indies – 2 years 10 months
Length of Service21 years 277 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 25th June 1861 / Colchester Essex England
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal with clasp for Central India
Intended Residence at
Ennistymon Clare Ireland
Pension Districts1861 Ennis
1864 Tilbury
1864-1876 Western Australia
Pension Paid11d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st July Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 12th September 1864
Date/Place of Birthc1821 Kilmanahan near Ennistymon Clare 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
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Worked at Lefroy’s Vineyard, possibly as a labourer
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian Times 11th April 1876 – page 2
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial9th April 1876 Lefroy’s vineyard Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationAn interesting story is available regarding the “parallel lives” of Michael O’LOUGHLIN and fellow pensioner and comrade at arms James QUINN who were both born at Kilmanahan (Kilmanaheen) County Clare in 1820/1 and who both traveled to Western Australia on the Merchantman in 1864.