O’REILLY / O’REILY – Philip 80th Regiment

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80th Regiment of Foot Staffordshire

Sutlej Medal

Burma Medal with Pegu Clasp

NameO’REILLY / O’REILY – Philip
Regiment (s)80th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 867
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
3rd June 1831 / 18 years / Kilkenny Kilkenny Ireland
Shoemaker
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6½ in
Sallow / Blue / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNew South Wales – 7 years 6 months
East Indies – 9 years 5 months
Length of Service22 years 102 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 8th November 1854 / Fort George
Campaign MedalsMedal for Sutlej Campaign
Medal for Burma Campaign Clasp Pegu 1853
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Chatham Kent England
Pension Districts1855 Chatham
1855 1st Portsmouth
1855 Chatham
1856 Kilkenny
1858-1890 Western Australia
Pension Paid10d per diem
1873 Increased to 11d per diem for 2 years service in Enrolled Force Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th August 1858 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
EDWIN FOX 20th November 1858
Date/Place of Birthc1813 Balyhall Knocktopher Kilkenny Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
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
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Turkey Point North Bunbury Lot PG2 or 401
20 acres
Applied for Fee Simple 21st October 1880
Occupation after
Arrival
Employed 2 ticket-of-leave labourers 1869
Newspaper ArticlesThe Inquirer and Commercial News 23rd April 1890 Obituary
Departure from Western
Australia
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial21st April 1890 Mt Eliza Depot Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemetery WA
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Phillip (sic) O’Reilly 867 Private 80th Foot location Parramatta NSW
1851 Philip O’Reilly 867 Private 80th Foot location Dinapore India
Discharge at own request
Convicted in 1882 of feloniously stealing 18/4d from another pensioner. Sentenced to 6 months imprisonment with hard labour.
Pension suspended during imprisonment