REDMOND – Michael HEIC 2nd European Infantry and Royal Artillery 18th Battery

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NameREDMOND – Michael
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company 2nd European Infantry and
Royal Artillery 18th Battery
Regiment No (s) ? / 34
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
HEIC – 8th October 1846 / 23 years / Carlow Ireland
Royal Artillery – 16th January 1861 / Not yet known
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6 in
Florid / Blue / Dark Brown / None
Overseas ServiceIndia – 18 years 303 days
Length of Service21 years 212 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeHEIC – 15th January 1861 /Not yet known
Royal Artillery – Gunner / 8th May 1866 / Sheerness Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone known
Intended Residence at DischargeCarlow Ireland
Pension Districts1866 2nd Dublin
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/5d per diem for service Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place UK or Ireland 12th October 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival Western AustraliaHOUGOUMONT 9th January 1868
Date/Place of Birthc1823 Coolfoney Wicklow 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 WifeBLOOMER Alice (nee BRADY)
c1840 Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage16th May 1871 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeAlice Ann B c1872 Fremantle Western Australia
M PRYOR John Aubrey 1892 Perth Western Australia
D 2nd August 1940 Rivervale Western Australia
bur Church of Christ Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Stephen Michael
B c1876 Fremantle Western Australia
M BETTLES Jane 1905 Perth Western Australia
D 5th July 1951 Balcatta Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
John
B c1878 Fremantle Western Australia
D 29th January 1945 Palmyra Western Australia (possible)
bur Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
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 AustraliaWillagee Swamp Lot 234
20 Acres
Occupation after ArrivalNot yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western AustraliaNot Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial28th September 1898 Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial – Spouse3rd January 1902 Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone Located
Further Information25th April 1883 or 1885 appointed member of Enrolled Guard for the Magazine Guard Perth. 1883 appears to be more likely.
Comment in WO23-64 makes comment of stoppage of money for payment for the passage of wife. Requires further research.

Embarked England 19th March 1847 per “Gilmore” for India