QUINN / QUIN – Patrick Royal Artillery 8th Battalion and 25th Brigade Depot

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NameQUINN / QUIN – Patrick
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery 8th Battalion and 25th Brigade Depot
Regiment Number (s) 1
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
4th November 1846 / 18 years / Londonderry Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fair / Grey / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCape of Good Hope – 6 years 202 days
Bengal East Indies – 6 years 146 days
Length of Service21 years 205 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant Major / 26th May 1868 / Netley Hampshire England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Ipswich England
Pension Districts1868 Ipswich
1869 Woolwich
1871-1891 Western Australia
Pension Paid2/6d per diem
1881 Increased to 2/11d per diem for service Enrolled Force Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
6th October 1870 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
STRATHMORE 29th January 1871
Date/Place of Birthc1828 Stranorlar Parish, Donegal, Ireland (near town of Fort Lebret)
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
C 1833 (Passenger List)
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
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 3rd February 1871 – Shipping Intelligence
Various articles September and October 1885 relating to conviction – see further information
The West Australian Sat 7 Feb 1903 death at Fremantle Hospital
Departure from Western
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial4th February 1903 Fremantle Hospital, Western Australia
Buried Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1851 March – British  Army, Worldwide Index – Royal Artillery: 8th Battalion – 4th Company Location: Woolwich & Purfleet

1869 Discharge notes exemplary conduct and possession of Medal and Gratuity for Long Service Leave and Good Conduct

Shipping Intelligence from newspaper 3rd February 1871 states “man and wife arrived”.

8th October 1885 Convicted of unlawfully carnally knowing a girl aged 10 years.  Sentenced to 2 years in prison.  Half pay suspended.  Other half paid to wife.