WALLACE – Arthur 86th and 77th Regiment

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Arthur Wallace – East Perth

Crimea Medal Alma Inkerman Clasps

86th Regiment

77th Regiment Badge

NameWALLACE – Arthur
Regiment (s)86th and 77th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2838 – 77th
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
2nd September 1853 / 18 years / Dublin Ireland
House Painter
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6¼ in
Fresh / grey / Light brown / Amputation of finger and part of thumb on right hand
Overseas Service/DurationMediterranean – 1 year 8 months
Turkey and Crimea – 7 months
Length of Service2 years 108 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 18th December 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Alma and Inkermann clasps
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Dublin
Pension Districts1856 2nd Dublin District
1862 Tilbury
1862-1863 Western Australia (Tentative)
Pension Paid8d 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 Birth1835 Nair (Mair) Castlepollard Westmeath Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
LYONS Bridget
B c1832 Ctrstrm Ireland (on WA Death Index)
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeMargaret B 1st August 1857 Dublin Ireland
Bp 3 August 1857 St Paul’s Arran Quay Dublin Ireland
D 31st August 1868 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Patrick Michael B 8TH March 1861 Dublin (Father John Wallis)
Bp 8th March 1861 St Paul’s Arran Quay Dublin Ireland
D 8th August 1880 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Martin John B 28th April 1863 Perth Western Australia
bap 2nd May 1863 Perth Western Australia
D 16th June 1889 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
LYONS Martin
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifeNEWELL Jeremiah
Date/Place of Marriage20th October 1866 Perth Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandMatthew James
B 19th July 1867
Mary Jane
B 31October 1869
Bp 1 November 1869 Perth WA
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer 25th February 1863 (Lancashire Relief Fund)
Inquirer 29th January 1864 (Greenough Fire Fund)
West Australian
10th August 1880 (Inquest into drowning of son Patrick)
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial14 March 1865 WA – WO 23/60
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
8th January 1899 Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateSROWA Cons 3403/1898/023 Bridget Newell £928 to her daughter Mary Jane Newell
In her will she left the property in Smith Street Perth (Lot 61 of Perth Suburban Lot 147) to her some Matthew Newell and her personal estate to her daughter Mary Jane Newell .
SROWA Cons 3458/1898/053 Martin John Wallace bootmaker of Perth left £100 to his mother Bridget Newell
Further InformationDischarge due to the loss by amputation of the last phalanx and part of the thumb of left hand after a gunshot wound on 11th January while on sentry duty in front of the trench at Sebastopol.
The headstone at East Perth Cemetery has the date of death for Arthur Wallace as 14th March 1863 whereas the WO 23 and the Registration Index has 1865