TIERNEY – Edward 27th Regiment and New South Wales Veteran Corps

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Waterloo Medal

NameTIERNEY  Edward
Regiment (s)1st Battalion 27th Regiment and New South Wales Veteran Corps
Regiment Number (s)
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
21 May 1813 Ballina Mayo/15 years/ labourer
Description – Height
5 feet 6 inches/Fresh/grey/brown
Overseas Service/DurationWaterloo 2 years (all service reckoned at 2 years despite actual time spent)
West Indies 2 years 9 months
Length of Service12 Years 1 month 3 years underage 27th foot
18 years 6 months
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge13 December 1826
23 October 1838 NSW Veterans Corps
Campaign MedalsWaterloo Medal
Intended Residence at
Sydney NSW
Pension Districts1849-1853 New South Wales
1854 2nd W London
1854 Western Australia
1857 Bengal
Pension Paid6d increased to 9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th May 1854 Plymouth England via Gibraltar
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RAMILLIES 7th August 1854
Date/Place of Birth1798 Kilmore Mayo 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 payment of passage for wife paid
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
1856 to Calcutta Bengal
Date/Place of Death/Burial18 January 1858 Calcutta
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationWaterloo veterans were all awarded 2 years service
He arrived in New South Wales on the Convict transport Marquis of Hastings possibly in 1827
Discharge due to varicose veins right leg and slight wound to the left leg.
Discharge was when the New South Wales Veterans Corp was disbanded
Edward Tierney was treated by the doctor on the Ramillies for an ulcer during the voyage to Western Australia