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REANEY – Patrick 36th 1st Battalion and 95th 2nd Battalion Regiment

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36th Herefordshire Regiment
92nd Regiment Gordon Highlanders Colours
Land Grant
Turkish Crimea Medal
Crimean War Medal reverse-obverse
NameREANEY – Patrick
Regiment (s)36th 1st Battalion and 95th 2nd Battalion Regiment
Regiment Number (s)  – / 2620
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th April 1851 / 21 years 5 months / Portsmouth England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationTurkey and Crimea – 1 year 6 months
Length of Service36th – 2 years 336 days
95th – 4 years 248 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 11th December 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimean War Medal
Crimean Turkish Medal
Intended Residence at
Tooley Street near London Bridge England
Pension Districts1856 Deptford –Pension commenced 2nd January 1856
1857 2nd Plymouth
1857 2nd West London
1859 2nd Plymouth
1860 London 2nd West
1860 Galway
1865 1st Liverpool
1865 Tilbury
1865-1889 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/3½d per diem for service Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1865 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RACEHORSE 10th August 1865
Date/Place of Birth12th March 1830 Claremorris Mayo 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
McGOWN Catherine
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage17 November 1860 Killedan Mayo Ireland
Children by 1st WifeEllen B 1861
Bp 20 October 1861 Killedan Mayo Ireland
Mary B 1864 Claremorris, Mayo Ireland
M MOLLOY Thomas George 1889 Perth Western Australia
D 7 February 1925 West Perth Western Australia
David B 5 February 1865 Liverpool England
Bp 12 February 1865 St. Nicholas, Liverpool – sponsors James and Ellen Reaney
Thomas Patrick RAYNEY (sic) B 17 April 1867 Fremantle WA
Bp 25 April 1867 Fremantle WA (Familysearch)
D September 1886 Carnarvon Western Australia
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
Perth Lot 81E
0.2.16 acres
Assigned 21 July 1881
Title Application 10 July 1883 Title 6/36
Occupation after
Warder Convict Establishment from 1865 to when he was dismissed in 1872 – long entry in Warders and Gaolers
Newspaper ArticlesThe Daily News Tuesday 28 September 1886 page 3 Death of Thomas
The Daily News Wednesday 11 February 1925 page 7 detail of Obituary Mary Malloy
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial22nd June 1889 Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
6th December 1906 Fremantle Asylum Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateSROWA Cons 3403/1894/066
Further InformationService in 36th was prior to his enlistment in the 95th regiment and was not added to his length of service. No reason given for its termination.
Discharge: Due to amputation of middle finger of left hand after a shell fragments shattered the phalanges particularly the first phalange, while in the trenches before Sebastopol.
According to the death notice of daughter Mary Malloy Catherine McGown was the niece of John McHale Archbishop of Tuan.
Catherine was detained in the asylum from before 1872 until her death in 1906.