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REILLY / RILEY – Patrick 16th Regiment 2nd Battalion

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16th Regiment Bedfordshire Cap Badge
Land Grant
NameREILLY / RILEY – Patrick
Regiment (s)16th Regiment 2nd Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 90
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
5th August 1846 / 19 years 9 months / Birr Kings Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6¾ in
Sallow / Grey / Black / None
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 1 year 239 days
Canada – 1 year 207 days
Length of Service14 years 268 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 29th April 1861/Approved Adjutant General’s Office Dublin Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
London Middlesex
Pension Districts1861 Liverpool
1861 Tullamore
1866 Tilbury
1866 -1886 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
1878 increased to 1/2d per diem for service to Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th October 1866 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CORONA 22nd December 1866
Date/Place of Birthc1826 Killoughey Frankfort Kings 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 Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage7th June 1862 Durrow Tullamore Ireland
Children by 1st WifeMichael B 27th April 1865 Tullamore Kings County Ireland
M Not yet known
D 23 November 1943 age 79 Perth Western Australia
Joseph B Not yet known
M CASEY Mary 20th November 1889 Perth Western Australia
D 16th February 1905 Western Australia
Mary B 1868 Perth Western Australia (RC)
D 1869 aged 7 months Perth Western Australia
Patrick B 16th February 1870 Perth Western Australia
M O’MARA Annie 1906 Perth Western Australia
D 18th January 1955 Perth Western Australia
William John B 11th September 1872 Perth Western Australia (RC)
M BROWNE Florence Ellen 1900 Peth Western Australia
D 1960 Perth Western Australia
Esther Margaret B 29 March 1874 Perth Western Australia
M Not yet known
James B 8th August 1877 Perth Western Australia
M Not yet known
D 15th August 1919 North Fremantle WA – possible
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
7th August 1882 granted York location sub. 275
6.0.9 acres
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesEastern Districts Chronicle Saturday 5th July 1886 page 2 Death of Patrick
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial30th May 1886 York Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1888 Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1861 Patrick Reilly 90 Private 2nd Battalion 16th Foot location Templemore
2nd entry
1861 As above location Curragh and Aldershot
Discharge due to Chronic bronchitis in both lungs
Reilly family lived in Perth 1868 – 1877, then in York 1878 – 1885 (relative’s account in Broomhall)