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SULLIVAN – John 45th 15th 33rd and 15th Regiment 1st Battalion

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45th Regiment Nottinghamshire Sherwood Foresters
15th Regiment East Yorkshire Cap Badge
33rd Regiment – Duke of Wellington West Riding Cap Badge
Turkish Crimea Medal
British Crimea Medal with 3 clasps e.g. Alma Balaclava Sebastopol
Regiment (s)45th 15th 33rd and 15th Regiment 1st Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 817 – 15th Regiment 1st Battalion
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
19th January 1850 / 24 years / Cork Cork Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7½ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / Loss of little finger right hand
Overseas Service/DurationMalta – 1 month
Constantinople – 5 months
America – 4 years 4 months
Crimea – 1 year 11 months
East Indies – 4 years 11 months
Mauritius – 3 months
Length of Service16 years 61 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 17th July 1866 / Netley Hampshire England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with three clasps
Turkish Crimea War Medal
Intended Residence at
Mallow Cork Ireland
Pension Districts1866 2nd Cork
1866 2nd West London
1867 2nd North London
1867 Tilbury
1867-1868 Western Australia
1868-1869 New Zealand
1871-1878 Victoria
Pension Paid10d 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 Birthc1826 Buttervant Cork 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
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
Not applicable
Occupation after
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1868 to South Australia
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not Applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to loss of portion of little finger right hand and the other fingers disabled
Prior to sailing on April 12th 1867 Private John Sullivan fell out with the Surgeon Superintendent when he sent him a letter alleged to contain lies to forward to the War Office requesting his (John’s) discharge to land. John was sentenced to 3 days in prison with bread and water for his trouble.
The Surgeon considered him to be disrespectful and troublesome. He was charged on 3rd July with the theft of biscuits