ROACH – Michael 83rd and 86th Regiment

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Indian Mutiny Medal with Central India Clasp

NameROACH – Michael
Regiment (s)83rd and 86th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2835 / 3220
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
2nd December 1848 / 18 years 10 months / Dublin Ireland
Mason
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7.7/8 in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 2 years 6 months
East Indies – 10 years 2 months
Mauritius – 8 months
Cape of Good Hope – 1 year 9 months
Length of Service21 years 118 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 29th March 1870 / Inquiry Parkhurst
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal with Central India clasp
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Waterford Ireland
Pension Districts1870 Newry
Dublin
Newcastle
1874 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/1d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/3½d per diem for 6 years service Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st November 1873 Gravesend England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NAVAL BRIGADE 18th February 1874
Date/Place of Birthc1829 Kells Kilkenny 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 Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
COSGROVE Sarah
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeMichael b 1864 Mayo Ireland
M MAHER Ann 1889 Fremantle WA
D 18th September 1913 Perth Hospital WA
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
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesWestern Mail 29th May 1886 page 19 Kelly v Roach
The West Australian Thursday 3rd April 1902 page 4 Funeral notices Sarah Roach

 

The West Australian 26th September 1913 page 9 Obituary Michael Roach

Departure from Western
Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Possible Death of Sarah Roach 3rd April 1902 age 59 (mother of Michael)
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851Michael Roach 2835 Private 83rd Foot location Karachi
1861 Michael Roach 3220 Private 86th Foot location Newry and Curragh
Discharge due to having completed 21 years service
November 1881 Michael Roach was on the nominal list for the Enrolled Guard. He was living at the No 1 barracks with his wife and 2 children Bicentennial Dictionary records “ROACH Michael b. 1831. Arr. as an Enrolled Pensioner Guard. Wife. Chn – 2 as at 19.11.1880. Formerly Pte. 86th Regt”