TRACEY – John 18th Regiment

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NameTRACEY – John
Regiment (s)18th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 3232
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
2nd September 1854 / 19 years /  Cork Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7½ in
Freckled / Hazel / Black / Amputation of fore and middle fingers
Overseas Service/DurationCrimea – 1 year 45 days
Length of Service1 year 122 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 1st January 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Sebastopol clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Fermoy Ireland
Pension Districts1855 Fermoy
1859 1st Cork
1862-1893 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
12th May 1874 Increased to 1/1½d for service to Enrolled Force in Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th March 1832 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NORWOOD 9th June 1862
Date/Place of Birth1835 Mallon (sic) Mallow Cork 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
c1836 Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage13th February 1858 Fermoy Cork Ireland
Children by 1st WifeJohannah / Joanna Agnes bap 26th January 1859 Fermoy Cork Ireland
M DOUGLAS William 1885 Perth Western Australia
D 9th September 1885 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Catherine bap 19th May 1861 Fermoy Cork Ireland
D 1863 Not yet known
Mary Ann B 4th November 1863
8th June 1889 Geraldton Western Australia
bur Old Geraldton Midwest Cemetery Western Australia
David B 31st July 1866 
Geraldton WA
D Not yet known
Bridget / Brigid 13th January 1869 
Geraldton Western Australia
D 24th May 1886 Geraldton Western Australia
bur St Francis Xavier Cemetery Geraldton Western Australia
John B 22nd December 1871 
Geraldton Western Australia
D 1892 Geraldton Western Australia
bur Old Geraldton Midwest Cemetery Western Australia
Thomas Francis
3rd December 1873 Geraldton Western Australia
D 15th December 1898 Brunswick Western Australia
Agnes B 29th July 1876 Geraldton Western Australia
D 1886 Geraldton Western Australia
bur Old Geraldton Midwest Cemetery Western Australia
Helena May B 1879 Geraldton Western Australia
D 1897 Geraldton Western Australia
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
1871 Granted G44 Greenough Flats (Bootenal) Out Station
Occupation after
Temporary Assistant Warder Champion Bay
Warder Geraldton Gaol
Newspaper ArticlesArticles relating to John Tracey’s death:
Daily News 20th November 1893.
Southern Times 21st November 1893.
Inquirer & Commercial News 24th November 1893.
Victorian Express 24th November 1893
West Australian 28th November 1893
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial17th November 1893 Geraldton Hospital Geraldton Western Australia
19th November 1893 Midwest Cemetery Geraldton Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
19th July 1888 Geraldton Western Australia
St Francis Xavier Cemetery Geraldton Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationFurther land purchases made in Geraldton Town and at Greenough