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WALSH – Daniel 17th Regiment and 60th Rifles

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17th Regiment Royal Leicestershire Cap Badge
60th Regiment Kings Royal Rifles Helmet Plate
Punjab Medal no clasp
NameWALSH – Daniel
Regiment (s)17th Regiment and 60th Rifles 1st Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 2454 – 17th Regiment
2930 – 60th Rifles
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
13th April 1847 / 19 years / Tralee Kerry Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6¾ in
Fresh / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationUpper & Lower Scinde – 135 days
East Indies – 1 year 213 days
Length of Service5 years 111 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 13th July 1852 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign Medals60th regiment was eligible for the Punjab Medal 1848-1849
Intended Residence at
Dingle Kerry Ireland
Pension Districts1852 Tralee
1853 Western Australia
Pension Paid6d or 7d per diem for 15 months – expired 3rd November 1853
22nd August 1854 refused further pension
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
2nd February 1853 Portsmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PYRENEES 30th April 1853
Date/Place of BirthB c1828 Knocknagarhil Castle Island Kerry 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
B Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeCaroline B 16th March 1850
Bp 4th April 1850 Ferozepore India (father Daniel Walsh 1st Batt 60th rifles mother Ann Walsh)
D Not yet known
Thomas Joseph B 4th September 1853 Not yet known
bap 16th October 1853 Fremantle RC
D Not yet known
Daniel B c 14th September 1855 Fremantle Western Australia
bap 30th October 1855 Fremantle RC
D Not 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
Night warder Convict establishment 18th May 1853-3rd July 1853
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide index
1851 Daniel Walsh 2390/17F 2451(sic) Private 1st Battalion 60th location Kussowlee and Jalandhar
Discharge due to chronic diarrhoea and general bad health
Daniel Walsh was treated for dyspepsia during the voyage of the Pyrenees. Catherine (sic) Walsh age 2 ½ was also treated for catarrh