WALSH – Michael 10th Regiment 1st Battalion

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NameWALSH – Michael
Regiment (s)10th Regiment 1st Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 1138
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
13th August 1839 / 17 years 6 months / Kilkenny Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7 in
Fair / Hazel / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 16 years 9 months
Length of Service21 years 153 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 13th December 1861 / Preston Lancashire England
Campaign MedalsNorth West Frontier medal
Sutlej Medal 1845-1846
Punjab Campaign Medal with Mooltan and Goojerat clasps 1848-1849
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Preston Lancashire England
Pension Districts1861 Preston
1863-1895 Western Australia
Pension Paid10d per diem
1880 Increased  to 1/4d per diem for 16 years service to the Enrolled Force Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
15th March 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLYDE 29th May 1863
Date/Place of Birth1822 St John’s Kilkenny 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
MORGAN Mary
B Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeJames B 28th February 1863 at sea aboard “Clyde”
D Not yet known
John B 25 June 1866 Fremantle WA
bap 1866 St. Patrick’s Church Fremantle Western Australia
D Not yet known
Edward bap 1st June 1868 St. Patrick’s Church Fremantle Western Australia
D aged 1 month Buried 30th June 1868 St. Patrick’s Skinner street Cemetery Fremantle WA (Welsh)
Joseph B 8 December 1869 Fremantle WA
bap 1869 St Patrick’s Church Fremantle (RC) Western Australia
D Not yet known
Mary B 25th December 1872 Fremantle WA
bap 1872 St Patricks Church Fremantle Western Australia
D Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
1st October 1884 granted North Fremantle Lot P79 1 acre 3 roods 8 perches
Title Application 16th January 1884 – Title 6/166
Occupation after
Arrival
Enrolled Guard until it was disbanded 1887
Magazine Guard Perth
Newspaper ArticlesThe Inquire and Commercial News Wednesday 6th April 1887 – page 5
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial25th April 1895 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Skinner Street Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
1907 (Tentative)
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Michael Walsh 1138 Private 10th Foot location Manchester and Newcastle
1851 As above location Wazirabad
1861 As above location Preston
Discharge at own request “Free” with pension after 21 years’ service
In the 1861 Census RG 09/3144/89/2 M Walsh, soldier, unmarried, age 39 born Ireland is with his regiment 1/10th at the Fulwood Barracks Preston Lancashire
21st August 1880 Michael Walsh (10th ft) was living at the Fremantle No 2 Barracks with his 4 children Mrs Walsh was at the tine in the lunatic Asylum however by 6th May 1882 Michael occupied quarters at No. 2 Barracks Fremantle with his wife and three children