QUIRK – David Royal Marines Portsmouth Division 10th Company

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Royal Marines 1854 Britains Sea Soldiers Vol 1 by Cyril Field

NameQUIRK – David
Regiment (s)Royal Marines 10th Company Portsmouth
Regiment Number (s) 5472
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
24th January 1828 / 18 years / Bradford Wiltshire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 10 in
Fair / Hazel / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationAfloat and foreign stations -17 years 10 months 23 days
Ships Melville, Spartiate Actaeon, Daphne, Dolphin, Warspite and Eurydice
Length of Service21 years 10 months 24 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 17th December 1849 / Portsmouth England
Campaign MedalsMedal for service on the coast of Syria
Intended Residence at
Not stated
Pension Districts1849 Exeter
1852 2nd Plymouth
1852 Deptford
1853 Western Australia
1856 2nd East London
1856 Woolwich
1857 2nd Cork
1859 3rd Plymouth
1860 2nd East London transfer cancelled
1860 permanent admission to Greenwich Hospital 6th Sept 1860
Pension Paid£18/4/0 per annum
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
2nd February 1853 Portsmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PYRENEES 30th April 1853
Date/Place of Birthc1808 Fermoy Cork 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 c1810 unknown location
Date/Place of Marriage18th January 1939 St Thomas Portsmouth Hampshire England
Children by 1st WifeNone 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 ArticlesNone known
Departure from Western
Departed pre-1856 by unknown ship
Date/Place of Death/Burial21st November 1862 Greenwich Hospital London England
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information