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REILLY – Patrick 75th and 32nd Regiment

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75th Regiment Stirlingshre
32nd Cornwall Regiment Foot Badge
Indian Mutiny Defence of Lucknow clasp
NameREILLY – Patrick
Regiment (s)75th and 32nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2684 – 75th Regiment
2753 – 32nd Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
16th October 1848 / 18 years / Kilkenny Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 10 in
Fresh / Grey / Light Brown / Wound on left hand
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 9 years
Length of Service12 years 269 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 10 July 1860 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal 1857-1859 with defence of Lucknow clasp
Intended Residence at
Callan Kilkenny Ireland
Pension Districts1860 Kilkenny
1863 Tilbury
1863-1866 Western Australia
1866-1875 South Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
23rd September 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LORD DALHOUSIE 28th December 1863
Date/Place of Birth1830 Callan Kilkenny 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
Date/Place of Marriage29th April 1861 Green Callan Kilkenny Ireland
Children by 1st WifeJohn B 5th March 1862 The Green Callan Kilkenny Ireland
M SMITH Margaret 5th August 1891 St. Andrews Balaklava, South Australia
D Not yet known
Margaret (Mother Sara Walsh) B 29th June 1865 Fremantle Western Australia
D Not 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 ArticlesSouth Australian Weekly Chronicle 3rd March 1866 – page 2 Shipping
Departure from Western
24th October 1864 left with wife Sarah and J. Reilly and Margaret Reilley for South Australia per “Europa”
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851 Private Patrick Reilly 2684 location Umballa, India
Discharge: Unfit for further service due to a sabre wound of left hand received while on duty during the defence of Lucknow.
Patrick possibly died 26th September 1875 at Mt Gambier South Australia (69/238). A comment in the WO22 Register in 1875 noted “possibly dead in the far bush”.