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REILLY – Michael Honourable East India Company 2nd Bombay European Regiment

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Land Grant
NameREILLY – Michael
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company
2nd Bombay European Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 250
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
May 1840 / Not yet known
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Pale / Pale / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC
Length of Service16 years 11 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 3rd June 1857
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Leixlip Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1857 1st Dublin
1858-1884 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
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 Birthc1817 Leixlip Dublin 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 1826 Dublin Ireland
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeWilliam Joseph B 1858 Fremantle Western Australia
Probably the child born on the Edwin Fox 13th September 1858 parents Richard and Ellen Reilly
D 1920 Broomehill Western Australia
Ellen B 1860 Kojonup Western Australia
D 1869 Western Australia
Rachael B 1862 Kojonup Western Australia
D 1884 Kojonup Western Australia
Michael B 1863 Kojonup Western Australia
D 1871 Western Australia
Bridget B 1864 Kojonup Western Australia
M GREEN George 1888 Kojonup Western Australia
D 15th January 1927 Broomhill Western Australia
Patrick B 1866 Kojonup Western Australia
D 1st-2nd April 1843
Buried Kojonup Cemetery WA
George B 1868 Kojonup Western Australia
Died 1899 or Katanning WA 1942
Catherine Ann B 1870 Kojonup Western Australia
M MASTERS Thomas 1889 Kojonup WA
D 2nd November 1944 Perth WA (Residence Albany)
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery Perth WA
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
Kojonup Suburban Lot P3
10 acres
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe West Australian Saturday 23rd February 1884 page 3 Suicide of Rachel Reilly
Great Southern Herald Wednesday 19th January 1927 page 2 Obit Bridget Green
Departure from Western
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1884 Kojonup, Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1909 Broomehill Western Australia
Buried 6 August 1909 RC Section Broomehill Cemetery
Will or ProbateSROWA Cons 3458 1886/104
As Michael died Intestate William Grills Knight applied for Letters of Administration on behalf of his widow Ellen Reilly and living children William J, Bridget, Patrick and Kate Reilly.
Further InformationDischarge due to incontinence of urine and rheumatism
Michael Reilly was a subscriber to the Pensioners Benevolent Fund he also was a signatory in the support of the Lockyer Burges petition