WHELAN – Thomas 13th Regiment

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Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp

Turkish Crimea Medal

Indian Mutiny Medal

Name WHELAN – Thomas
Regiment (s) 13th Regiment
Regiment No (s) 2082
Date/Age/Place/Trade or Profession at Attestation 9th April 1845 / 17 years 2 months / Dublin Dublin Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9 in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / Wounded in the head in the trenches before Sebastopol
Overseas Service Gibraltar – 4 years
Crimea – 1 year
Gibraltar – 3 months
Cape of Good Hope – 1 year 4 months
East Indies – 6 years
Length of Service 18 years 224 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 20th September 1864 / Dover Kent England
Campaign Medals Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp
Turkish Crimean War Medal
Indian Mutiny Medal
Residence at Discharge Banagher Kings (now Offaly) Ireland
Pension Districts 1864 Birr
1865 1st Liverpool
1865 2nd Liverpool
Pension Paid 8d per diem
1878 Increased to 1/0d per diem for service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place UK or Ireland 12th October 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival Western Australia HOUGOUMONT 9th January 1868
Date/Place of Birth c1828 Castledermott Kildare Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st wife DONOGHUE Bridget nee MURPHY
c1841 Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage 14th August 1871 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 1st wife Thomas Francis B 1872 Fremantle Western Australia
M NEWARK Emma Winifred 1897 Fremantle Western Australia
D 17th July 1903 Owens Anchorage Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Mary Josephine B 1875 Fremantle Western Australia
D 25th August 1896 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Margaret Helen (or Ellen) B c1875 Western Australia
M HUME John Samuel Peter 1900 Fremantle Western Australia
D 5th September 1955 Beaconsfield Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Patrick William B 1880 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1960 Geraldton Western Australia
Catherine Mary Teresa B 1884 Western Australia
D c1888 Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st Wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st Wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
1st Husband of wife DONOGHUE Timothy – HEIC arrived BELGRAVIA 1866
D 10th July 1870 Western Australia
Date/Place of Marriage Not yet known
Children of 1st Husband Patrick B 1867 Fremantle Western Australia
Timothy B 1869 Fremantle Western Australia
Thomas B 1869 Fremantle Western Australia
Mary B 1870 Fremantle Western Australia
Land Grants Western Australia North Fremantle Lot 24P
1 acre
Occupation after Arrival Not yet known
Newspaper Articles The West Australian 12th June 1895 – page 4
The West Australian 8th June 1895 – page 4
Departure from Western Australia Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial 7th June 1895 Fremantle Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial – Wife 18th September 1921 Fremantle Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Will or Probate None Located
Further Information Burial site of majority of WHELAN and DONOHUE families buried in same grave Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Western Australia. Headstone states O’DONOGHUE. Burial record on mcb.wa.gov.au show names of DONOHUE children Patrick, Timothy and Mary buried same grave although not stated on headstone. Grave exhumed from Skinner Street Cemetery