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TONRY / TOAMY / TOMY – William 19th Regiment

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19th Regiment North Riding
Crimean War Medal with Alma clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
NameTONRY / TOAMY / TOMY – William
Regiment (s)19th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2387
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
19th October 1848 / 24 years / Castlebar Mayo Ireland
Labourer and Painter
Description – Height
6 Ft
Fresh / grey / Light brown / Gunshot wounds to calf, left knee and back
Overseas Service/DurationCrimea – no time given
Length of Service6 years 279 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 24th July 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea Medal with Alma clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Not stated
Pension Districts1855-1857 Roscommon
1857 2nd West London
1861 Montreal
1862 1st East London
1862 Tilbury
1862-1865 Western Australia
1865 Adelaide
1868-1873 Melbourne Victoria
1873-1879 Adelaide South Australia (living in Narracoorte in 1873)
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th March 1862 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NORWOOD 9th June 1862
Date/Place of Birth1824 Kilglass Strokestown Roscommon Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
UNKNOWN Margaret
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Left sometime in 1865 – 1866 by unknown ship
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to wound received at Alma by severe canister shot to right leg resulting in lameness
Little known of William Tonry once he departed Western Australia