PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/AliasThomas McHALE
Birth date and placec. 1827 Castlebar, Mayo, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census ResidencesRoyal Sappers & Miners Barracks, Woolwich, Greenwich, Kent (1851).
See Musters below (1851, 1861).
TradeTailor.
Physical Description
Marriage date and place1851 Q1 Greenwich District, Kent  (see sidebar).
SpouseHenrietta Rebecca LIMPENNY.
ChildrenFrederick John b. 1853, Fremantle, Western Australia.
John b. 1855, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Henrietta b. 1856 (d.1858), Fremantle, Western Australia.
Herbert Charles b. 1858, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Death date and place
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and CompanyRoyal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank#993 Sapper.
Attestation date and placec. 1848.
Service/CampaignsWestern Australia 8 years 5 months.
MustersWO11-130 (1851) to WO11-172 (1860) Western Australia.
WO11-193 Companies 35-38, Chatham (1861).
Promotions
Medals, Clasps and Badges
Other Awards & Prizes
Casualty/Medical
Courts Martial (and type)
Discharge date and place
Length of Service
Chelsea Pension ReferenceNo Chelsea Pension WO97 records extant.
Post Discharge Residence
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipAnna Robertson. 
Departure and Arrival datesDep. Woolwich 10 Sep 1851. Arr. Fremantle 18 Dec 1851.
Occupations post-arrival in WAInstructing Warder.
Subscriptions to FundsNightingale Fund 1857 (see sidebar).
Land AcquisitionNone in Western Australia.
Ship ex-WALord Raglan.
Departure date and destinationDep. Fremantle 26 Jan 1860 for Cape of Good Hope and London.