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SULLIVAN – Joseph HEIC Bombay European Infantry

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NameSULLIVAN – Joseph
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company Bombay European Infantry
Regiment Number (s) 223
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
12th July1828 /19 years / Cork Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Sallow / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC –  Bombay Presidency

Travelled to India 6th January 1829 per Herefordshire
Returned to England in 1844 per Thomas Coutts.

Length of Service15 years 5 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 15th May 1844 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Cork Ireland
Pension Districts1844 2nd Cork
1856 3rd Plymouth
July 1857 – December 1875 Western Australia (no further pension details)
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
19th March 1857 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLARA 3rd May 1857
Date/Place of Birthc1809 Upper Shandon 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
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 ArticlesThe Daily News Thursday 26th June 1884 page 3 Death of Joseph Sullivan
Departure from Western
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/BurialJune 24th 1884
Buried East Perth Cemetery
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1856 scheduled to be on the convict ship Runnymede when its Corporal William Nevin shot and killed its Seargent Ben Robinson and was “held back” as a witness for the inquest and trial.

Joseph Sullivan was a widower at the time of his death in 1884: wife unknown.