SWIFT – George 88th Regiment

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NameSWIFT – George
Regiment (s)88th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 286
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
27th September 1824 / 19 years / Dublin Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8½ in
Sallow / Grey / Dark / None
Overseas Service/DurationMalta – 5 years 2 months
Ionian Islands – 10 years 10 months
Length of Service21 years 347 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 8th September 1846 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Liverpool England
Pension Districts1846 Liverpool
1848 2nd Dublin
1851 Tilbury Fort
1851-1869 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
13th March 1851 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PYRENEES 28th June 1851
Date/Place of Birthc1805 Warburs Dublin Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
UNKNOWN Ann
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeAnn B c1836 “off Malta”
M 1st CROSS James John September 1859 Congregational Church Fremantle Western Australia
M 2nd RANKIN or RANKEN Thomas 1874 Congregational Church Fremantle Western Australia
D 5th December 1922 Fremantle Hospital Fremantle Western Australia
bur Congregational Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
2nd Wife
Date/Place of Birth
KELLY Ann
c1801 Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage10th August 1861 St. Patrick’s Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 2nd WifeNone
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer Perth Wednesday 9th June 1852
Daily News Perth Wednesday 6th December 1922
West Australian Perth Wednesday 6th December 1922
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial24th October 1869 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1st Wife
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd Wife
15th December 1861 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information