STARKEY – Peter 41st Regiment

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NameSTARKEY – Peter
Regiment (s)41st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2482
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
12th June 1848 / 17 years 10 months / Dublin Ireland
Smith
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Blue / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationIonian Islands – 3 years
Turkey and Crimea – 2 years 3 months
West indies – 1 year 7 months
Length of Service10 years 175 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 16th March 1859 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimean War Medal with Alma Inkerman and Sebastopol clasps
Legion of Honor medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts1859 Galway
1861-1886 Western Australia
1886-1901 Victoria 
Pension Paid8d per diem
1881 applied for an increase in pension but was refused.
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
10th November 1860 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PALMERSTON 11th February 1861
Date/Place of Birth14th May 1829 Galway 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
KILLEEN Mary
1845 (deduced)
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeBridget B 1861 Fremantle Western Australia
D 31st March 1861 aged 3 months
bur St. Patrick’s Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Thomas B 1862 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1939 Mt. Park Victoria
Mary Catherine B 28th April 1864 Perth Western Australia
M GRAY George 1887 Victoria
D 1951 Fitzroy Victoria
Michael Peter Patrick B 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
D 30th December 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
bur 30th December 1868 Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Ann Jane bap 4th December 1870 Fremantle Western Australia
M MULLINS Unknown
D Not yet known 
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
KINNEN (sic) James
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
TUREEN Mary (tentative)
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Assistant warder Convict Department from 1868 until March 1882
Newspaper Articles
WA Times Thursday 4th February 1864 – page 4
Inquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 25th January 1865 – page 3
Inquirer Wednesday 13th September 1865 – page 3
Perth Gazette and WA Times Friday 16th February 1872
West Australian Friday 3rd March 1882 – page 2
The Age Friday 5th July 1901 – page 8
The Herald (Melbourne, Victoria) Friday 5th July 1901 – page 1
Departure from Western
Australia
Pension paid in Victoria from 1st October 1886: not known how and when Peter Starkey left Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial3rd July 1901 5 Pilgrim Street Footscray Victoria
Melbourne General Cemetery
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
1901 Hotham West Victoria Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationIn 1865 Peter Starky (sic) went to Camden Harbour (Western Australia) as a blacksmith: his wife did not accompany him and he is recorded as being a single man.