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
1828 / Not yet known/ Cork Ireland
Not yet known
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Sallow / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC –  Bombay Presidency
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
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 Handon Cork Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism25th April 1810 St Peter’s and Paul’s Cork Ireland
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
RAYMOND Elizabeth
Not yet known
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 ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1858 – 60 pension paid in South Australia: may have returned to Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial1884 a widower, aged 75 years, Mt Eliza Poor House Perth Western Australia (tentative)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known: may have died interstate
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationIt remains to be established that Joseph Sullivan left Western Australia for South Australia – more information required
Travelled to India 6th January 1829 per Herefordshire
Returned to England in 1844 per Thomas Coutts;Joseph Sullivan was a widower at the time of his death in 1884: wife unknown.