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TORNEY / TORNAY – Richard 48th 1st Battalion and 41st Regiment

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48th Regiment Northhamptonshire
41st Regiment
Afghan Medal e.g. Cabool
NameTORNEY / TORNAY – Richard
Regiment (s)48th 1st Battalion and 41st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 328 / 760
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
17th September 1819 / 19 years /  Not recorded
Description – Height
6 Ft 0 in
Fresh / Blue / Grey / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies Scinde and Afghanistan – 18 years 8 months
Length of Service24 years 9 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 27th September 1843 / Fort Pitt Kent England
Campaign MedalsAfghanistan Medal
Intended Residence at
Downpatrick Down Ireland
Pension Districts1843 Newry
1843 1st Belfast
1860 2nd Belfast
1865 Tilbury
1865-1871 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1865 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RACEHORSE 10th August 1865
Date/Place of Birthc1800 Downpatrick Down 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
WOODS Judy (widow)
B c 1798
Date/Place of Marriage11 December 1827 Bellary Madras India
Children by 1st WifeMary Ann B 24 September 1828 Bellary Madras India
Bp 2 November 1828 Bellary Madras India
M1 SEDGWICK David 3rd March 1847
M2 EPG TURNER John of 70th and 71st 7 April 1852 Downpatrick, Down Ireland
D 8th July 1868 Bur East Perth Cemetery WA
Margaret B 1 October 1830 Bellary Madras India
Bp 9 March 1831 Bellary Madras India
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
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial16th September 1871 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
A Julia Torney died 1876 Perth Western Australia age 78
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationRichard Torney is entitled to a medal for his services in Afghanistan – was present in action with the enemy 28th March, 28th April, 30 August, 5th September, and 29 September 1842 – besides normal minor affairs in and between the Bolar and Kyber Passes. He is entitled to wear 2 distinguishing marks for Good Conduct.
Discharge: Due to intermitted fever and chronic rheumatism