ROONEY – John 29th 47th and 81st Regiment

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29th Regiment Worcestershire Crest

47th Regiment Badge

81st Regiment Colours

Headstone Transcription John Rooney d 1876

NameROONEY – John
Regiment (s)29th 47th and 81st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1058 – 81st Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
19th December 1826 / 18 years / Glasgow Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Brown / Black / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 3 years 10 months
West Indies – 2 years 5 months
Length of Service15 years 140 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 14th October 1842 / Fort Pitt
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1842 2nd Dublin
1846 Ballymena
1853-1855 Western Australia
1855-1874 Van Dieman’s Land
1874-1876 New Zealand
Pension Paid7d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22nd November 1852 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
DUDBROOK 7th February 1853
Date/Place of Birthc1808 Kildare Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known (R.C.)
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Circa 1855
Date/Place of Death/Burial13th May 1876 New Zealand
Buried Invercargill Eastern Cemetery
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information