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57th Regiment West_Middlesex Badge
British Crimea Medal Inkerman Sebastopol Clasps
Turkish Crimea Medal
Regiment (s)57th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 954
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th November 1837 / 20 years / Walton Staffordshire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7½ in
Sallow / Brown / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 7 years 9 months
Corfu – 1 year 6 months
Crimea – 1 year 3 months
Length of Service22 Years 167 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 12th June 1860 / Cork Ireland
Campaign MedalsCrimea with  Inkermann and Sebastopol Clasps
Turkish Crimean Medal
Intended Residence at
Baggot Street Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1860 1st Cork
1861 2nd Manchester
1862 Tilbury
1862-1876 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0½ per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
8th October 1862  Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
YORK  31st December 1862
Date/Place of Birth1817 St. Mark’s Dublin 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
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
Not applicable
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Herald Saturday 30th September 1876 –  page 3 – Mathew TEARNEY attempted suicide
The Western Australian Times Friday 27th October 1876 –  page 2 – death Mathew TEARNEY
Departure from Western
None known
Date/Place of Death/Burial21st October 1876 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1841 British Army World Wide Index shows Matthew with 57th at Fort St. George and Trichinopoly India
1851 British Army World Wide Index shows Matthew with 57th at Dublin Ireland
Discharge: At own request having completed service.