WALSH – Thomas 50th and 96th Regiment

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NameWALSH – Thomas
Regiment (s)50th and 96th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1445 – 96th Regiment
657 – 50th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
20th July 1826 / 16 years / Cork Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fair / Grey / Sandy / None
Overseas Service/DurationAustralia – 14 years 11 months
Bengal – 1 year 7 months
Length of Service23 years 67 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 23rd September 1851 / Chatham England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Cork Ireland
Pension Districts1851 1st Cork
1853 Tilbury Fort
1853 – 83 Western Australia
Pension Paid2/0d per diem
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 Birthc1810 Youghal Cork 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
c1828 Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage1842 St Mary’s (RC) Sydney New South Wales
Children by 1st WifeMary Ann Catherine bap 1846 St James (RC) Sydney New South Wales
M 1. MORRISSEY Patrick 26th October 1861 Greenough Western Australia
2. EAKINS Samuel 5th November 1870 Greenough, Western Australia
D 26th April 1874 Mount Hill Victoria District (south of Greenough) Western Australia
Henrietta Alice B c1853 at sea (possibly aboard Pyrenees II)
M PEARSON Robert Blackett 31st May 1869 Greenough Western Australia
D 26th January 1876 Greenough Western Australia
bur Greenough Pioneer Cemetery Western Australia
Ester (sic) Matilda  B 17th April 1854 Western Australia
bap 24th May 1854 Guildford Western Australia
D 1864 Mount Hill Western Australia
bur Greenough Pioneer Cemetery Western Australia
Louisa Teresa Maria (Ludovica Theresa Maria) B 29th  March 1857 Western Australia
bap 11th April 1857 Perth West Australia
M WILLIAMS Thomas Christopher 11th May 1880 St Francis Xavier RC Geraldton Western Australia
D 21st June 1938 Northampton Western Australia
bur Northampton Cemetery
Patrick B c1860 (Tentative)
21st March 1887 Western Australia
bur Geraldton Pioneer Cemetery Western Australia
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
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 ­ 1950) 7th May 1883 page 3
Victorian Express (Geraldton, WA 1878 -1894) 9th May 1883 page 2-3 and 9th July 1884 page 2
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial2nd May 1883 Geraldton Western Australia
bur 3rd May 1883 Greenough Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
29th June 1884 Geraldton Western Australia
bur 1st July 1884 Greenough (RC) Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationOther numerous newspaper references to Thomas Walsh and family