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62nd Wiltshire Regiment of Foot
NameSNOWELL – Michael
Regiment (s)62nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2570
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
21st February 1845 / 19 years / Carlow Carlow Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6¾ in
Fresh / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNone
Length of Service10 years 97 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 4th May 1855 / Mullingar Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Carlow Ireland
Pension Districts1855 Carlow
1856 Western Australia
1857 South Australia
1857 Victoria
Pension Paid7d per diem – Temporary – 2½ years until 22nd December 1857
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th June 1856 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RUNNYMEDE 7th September 1856
Date/Place of Birthc1826 Hacketstown Carlow 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
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
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesSouth Australian Register Wednesday 5th May 1857 Report of theft from Michael Snowell
Adelaide Observer Saturday 7 March 1857 page 5 Passengers New Perseverance
Adelaide Observer Saturday 30th May 1857 page 4
Departure from Western
1857 to South Australia 28th January 1856 per New Perseverance
1857 to Victoria
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1851 British Army Worldwide Index
Location Mullingar Ireland
Discharge: Unfit for further service due to disease of the left lung