WALSH – Michael 49th Regiment

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49th Regiment

China Medal 1842

British Crimea Medal Alma Inkerman Sebastopol Clasp

Turkish Crimea Medal

Land Grants

Name WALSH – Michael
Regiment (s)49th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1415
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
20th July 1840 / 19 years / Limerick Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 5¼ in
Fresh / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 1 year 2 months
China – 1 year 6 months
Ionian Islands – 2 years
Malta – 1 years
Crimea – 1 year 5 months
Length of Service21 years 124 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 20th January 1862 / Belfast Ireland
Campaign MedalsChina Medal
Crimea War Medal Alma Inkerman and Sebastopol Clasps
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Armagh Ireland
Pension Districts1862 Armagh
1862 Bermuda
1863-1884 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1878 Increased to 1/6d per diem for Service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th October 1862 Gravesend England (via Bermuda)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 15th February 1863
Date/Place of Birthc1821 Mitchelstown Cork Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism27th March 1821 Mitchelstown Cork Ireland
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
DOWD Ann
1836 Armagh Ireland (possibly)
Date/Place of Marriage10th September 1860 Armagh Ireland
Children by 1st WifeJohanna B 1861 Armagh Ireland
M LAW Thomas Wilmot 17th May 1884 Fremantle Western Australia
D 28th November 1924 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
John Merchantman
B 15th December 1862 at sea
D 30th September 1897 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Margaret
B 29th October 1864 Fremantle Western Australia
M STEWART Alexander 15th July 1886 Perth Western Australia
D 5th November 1921 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Joseph
B 13th April 1866 Fremantle Western Australia
D 22nd March 1941 East Fremantle Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Patrick Michael B 15th October 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
M CRAKE Amelia Mary 9th July 1892 Western Australia
D 8th December 1906 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
DOWD Michael
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
CORNER Sally
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
North Fremantle Lot P59
2 acres
Occupation after
Arrival
1882 said to be employed by Comptroller Stone as outdoor servant for 15 years
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian Thursday 3rd August 1905 – page 7
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1st October 1884 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
22nd July 1905 Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia (under name WELSH)
Will or ProbateSROWA Cons 3435/6 Bk 3 No 772
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