SHAUGHNESSY / SHAUGHNESSEY – Thomas 88th and 82nd Regiment

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88th Regiment Colours

82nd Regiment of Foot Prince of Wales

British Crimea Medal Alma Inkerman Sebastopol Clasp

Turkish Crimea Medal

Indian Mutiny Medal

NameSHAUGHNESSY / SHAUGHNESSEY – Thomas
Regiment (s)88th and 82nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 61 – 82nd Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
25th July 1842 / 17 years 9 months / Longford Longford Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7 in
Fair / Blue / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMalta – 1 year 1 month
West Indies – 3 years 4 months
North America – 1 year 1 month
Crimea – 2 years 3 months
East Indies – 5 years 7 months
Length of Service21 years 31 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 24th November 1863 / Camp Colchester England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Alma Inkerman and Sebastopol clasps
Turkish Crimean Medal
Indian Mutiny Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Post Office Athlone Roscommon Ireland
Pension Districts1863 Athlone
1865 2nd Belfast
1865 Southampton
1867-1872 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
18th April 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NORWOOD 13th July 1867
Date/Place of Birthc1824 Moore Shannon  Bridge Roscommon 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
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
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 ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial23rd December 1872 Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationSome sources state arrived with one child – no mention of wife.