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95th Regiment Derbyshire Uniform
British Crimea Medal Alma Inkerman Sebastopol Clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
Land Grant
NameSULLIVAN – Patrick
Regiment (s)95th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1947
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
3rd September 1846 / 17 years 9 months / Killarney Kerry Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6½ in
Fresh / Grey / Dark Brown / loss of index finger left hand at Inkerman and Sebastopol Clasps
Overseas Service/DurationHong Kong – 1 year 8 months
Turkey & Crimea – 10 months
Length of Service8 years 213 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 3rd July 1855 Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimean War Medal with Alma Inkerman and Sebastopol clasps
Turkish Crimean Medal
Intended Residence at
Killarney Kerry Ireland
Pension Districts1855 Tralee
1862 Bermuda (in transit)
1863-1900 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/2d per diem for Service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th October 1862 Gravesend England (via Bermuda)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 15th February 1863
Date/Place of Birth1828 Killarney Kerry 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
HORRIGAN Johanna or Joanna or Hannah
c1836 Killarney Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage Not yet known
Children by 1st WifeRichard B Not yet known
Michael B Not yet known
Alice B Not yet known
Charles B 18th January 1865 Fremantle Western Australia
D April 1894 drowned Ashburton River Western Australia
Memorialised East Perth Cemetery Headstone RC 196
Mary Ann Marion B 22nd March 1867 Fremantle Western Australia
M SPOONER Walter 1887 Perth Western Australia
d 12th March 1945 Perth Western Australia
Joseph Patrick B 18th September 1869 Fremantle Western Australia
M LOW Esther 1894 Perth Western Australia
D 18th June 1897 Western Australia
Bur East Perth Cemetery Headstone RC 196
Catherine May B 15th November 1871 Fremantle Western Australia
M FLANAGAN Martin 1893 Perth Western Australia
D 22 May 1939 Glendalough Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Patrick B 17th October 1873 Fremantle Western Australia
Land Grants Western
21st July 1881 assigned Perth Lot E87 of 1 rood 32 perches
19 February 1885 Title Application
11th August 1885 Deed of Grant issued Title deed 7/24. Corner of Stokes, Plain and King Streets East Perth
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian Tuesday 7th September 1893 – page 4 Funeral notice Johanna
The West Australian Saturday 19th June 1897 page 5 Obit JosephWest Australian Monday 17th December 1900 – page 5 Obituary Patrick
Daily News Friday 14th December 1900 – page 2
West Australian 21st December 1900 – page 3 Letter regarding the funerals of I
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial14th December 1900 Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia Headstone RC 196
Date/Place of Death/Burial
4th September 1893 Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia Headstone RC 196
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide index
1851 Patrick Sullivan 1947 Private 95th Foot location Winchester and Portsmouth
In the 1851 Census for 95th regiment Anglesey Barracks Portsea, Portsea Island Hampshire the entry for Patrick Sullivan (1947) is crossed out although it said he was aged 22, a married man, Private of regiment, born Killarney Kerry. (The entries for Sullivan have their Regimental numbers added)
Discharge due to loss of index finger by amputation after gunshot wound received at Inkerman 5th November 1854
The Surgeon Superintendent of the Merchantman rated the conduct of both Patrick and Johanna Sullivan as Very Good, Patrick required medical treatment for plegmon during the voyage, They were accompanied by their children Alice, Richard and Michael
11 Jan 1880 On EPF roll Perth
10 Nov 1880 Received issue of barrack furniture at Mt. Eliza
1881 Shown as having family of wife, 3 sons and 2 daughters 10 Aug 1885 Granted Perth town lot E87 of 0.1.32
8 Apr 1887 On roll of Enrolled Guard at its disbandment on 31 Mar 1887
Age 57 years. Holder of medals for Crimea and Crimean-Turkish With clasps for Alma. Inkerman and Sebastopol
25 June 1897 Entertained at a banquet for EPF survivors held in St. Georges Hall, Perth, as part of Q Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations
Holder of Crimea, Crimea-Turkish medals CSR file 1997/97
Description on headstone E. Perth Cemetery “died 14th Dec. 1900 aged 76, wife Hannah died 4th Sept . 1893 aged 57”.