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EPF Disbanded 1887 EPG Gazette October 2011

Disbandment of EPG EPG_Gazette_2003_-_Vol_4-2__Apr

10th Regiment Lincolnshire Regiment Cap Badge
Punjab Medal (Goojerat Clasp)
Indian Mutiny Medal
1910 Death of Margaret Walsh
Land Grant
NameWALSH – Nicholas
Regiment (s)10th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2566
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
3rd April 1847 / 19 years / Callan Kilkenny Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Fresh / Blue / Brown / Bullet wound in left arm has affected use of left hand
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 10 years
Length of Service11 years 137 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 17th August 1858 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsPunjab  Medal with Goojerat Clasp
Indian Mutiny Medal
Intended Residence at
Callan Kilkenny Ireland
Pension Districts1858 – 1865 Kilkenny, Ireland
1866 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
1874 Increased to 11½d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
7th April 1866 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
BELGRAVIA 4th July 1866
Date/Place of Birth1828 St John’s Kilkenny Kilkenny 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
DIXON Margaret
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage21st February 1859 Ballycallan Kilkenny Ireland
Children by 1st WifePatrick bap 4th December 1859 Ballycallan Kilkenny Ireland
1910 at Mother’s Funeral
D Possible 8th May 1949 age 91 Leederville WA
Bridget bap 28th April 1861 Ballycallan Kilkenny Ireland
D Not yet known
Michael Joseph B 10th April 1866 RC (at sea)Baptised 15 July 1866 Fremantle, Western Australia
M FARLEY Esther Mary 25th May 1895 Perth Western Australia
D 20th January 1919 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Nicholas John B 23rd November 1867 RC
M MATISON Catherine 1895 Fremantle Western Australia
D 23rd April 1941 Claremont Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
William B  8th May 1870 RC
1910 At Mother’s funeral
Mary Ellen B 18th June 1872 RC
M PATTISON William 1896 Perth Western Australia
D 4th August 1962 Victoria Park Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
James Joseph B 1st April 1874 RC. Not married
D 17th August 1940 Claremont Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section  Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
“Youngest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Walsh. brother of Mary (Mrs. W.
Pattison) and Nicholas.”
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
21st July 1881 assigned Perth Location E79 at Claisebrook, 2 roods16 perches Corner of Wickham, Bennett and Stokes Streets East Perth
27th September 1883 Title application
26 November 1883 Granted
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Inquirer and Commercial News Wed 14 Apr 1886 Page 2 _ Nicholas Walsh Jnr is acquitted of assault after case dragging on for 3 months
Inquirer 6th April 1887 Disbandment of Guard
West Australian Monday 22 August 1910, page 4 Obituary for Margaret Walsh, see article on left
The West Australian Tue 20 Aug 1940 Page 1 – funeral of James Walsh
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial15th November 1889
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
19 August 1910 Claremont Western Australia
Buried Roman Catholic Section Karakatta Cemetery
Will or ProbateCopy of will available from Western Australian State Records Office [SRO Cons 3403-1890-0957], Margaret is executor and is bequeathed block E79
Further Information1858 Discharge, Casualty List/Injury/Disability: In action against mutinous Sepoys at Jug … pore on 12th August 1857 received a gunshot wound in the left forearm. The bullet passed through the entire tissue between the ulna and radius, destroying the soft parts. The hand, in consequence, is rendered useless, thus unfitting him for military service. His disability is attributable to a wound in action and has not been aggravated by vice or intemperance.

1874 The Inquirer and Commercial News  Wed 9 Sep 1874 Page 3 Advertisement for Dr. Kosenthal, Oculist and Aurist: “Nicholas Walsh (late Imperial Army). His eyes have been bad for the last three years; is able to see clearer now, and on the way to recovery. Margaret Walsh (wife of the former), is nearly recovered, and is able to distinguish things with more accuracy.”

27th May 1887 appointed to the Enrolled guard.
31st March 1887 Enrolled Guard Disbandment Nominal Roll