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SWEENEY – Hugh 11th Regiment

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11th Regiment Devonshire
NameSWEENEY – Hugh
Regiment (s)11th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 365
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
12th June 1823 / 17 years / Dublin Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
6 Ft 0 in
Dark / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationPortugal – 1 year 3 months
Ionian Islands –  10 years
Length of Service15 years 172 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 12th February 1840 / Not yet known Inquiry Fort Pitt
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Pension Districts1845 Maidstone (Chatham)
1852 Chatham
1852-1868 Western Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
3rd May 1852 Plymouth, England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM JARDINE 1st August 1852
Date/Place of Birthc1806 Aragill Monaghan 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
UNKNOWN see further information
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
Not applicable
Occupation after
Employed ticket-of-leave men at Kojonup
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial11th January 1868 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to ‘weakness, stiffness and swelling of the right thigh immediately above the knee.’
In the 1851 Census Hugh is incarcerated in the Kent County prison at Maidstone, he is described as a pensioner from the army and is a married man