ROCHE / ROACH – Edward 6th 1st Battalion and 34th Regiment

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6th Regiment

34th Regiment Cumberland Colours

Land Grant

NameROCHE / ROACH – Edward
Regiment (s)6th 1st Battalion and 34th Regiment
Regiment Number (s)  – / 3064
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
22nd April 1846 / 17 years 6 months / Athlone Mayo Ireland
Farm Servant
Description – Height
5 Ft 5½ in
Fresh / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNone
Length of Service9 years 72 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 1st January 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Melmullett Mayo Ireland
Pension Districts1856 Castlebar
1856 Sligo
1865-1893 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
1878 Increased to 1/0½d per diem for service Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1865 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RACEHORSE 10th August 1865
Date/Place of BirthBelmullett Mayo 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
c1843 Dublin Ireland
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeMichael B Not yet known
Mary Josephine B Not yet known
M ILES Frances 1880 Perth Western Australia
D 28th January 1937 West Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
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
Perth Lot 141Y
0.2.28 acres
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial31st August1893 Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1st April 1902 Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationMentioned in Surgeon’s Log Monday 3rd July 1865 as being reported for using disrespectful language to Corporal Johnson whilst on duty and grog stopped for 7 days.