PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/AliasMichael TYNAN
Birth date and place4 Jul 1825 Carndonagh, Donegal, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census ResidencesChatham Barracks, Chatham, Kent, England (1841).
Royal Sappers & Miners Barracks, Woolwich, Kent (1851).
61 Princes Road, Plumstead, Kent (1861).
Ward 6, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (1871, 1881, 1891).
See Musters below (1851, 1861).
TradeMiner.
Surveyor.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 8¾ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place25 Jun 1855 Fremantle, Western Australia.
SpouseEliza Blanche TUDOR.
ChildrenMary Ann b. 1855, Fremantle, Western Australia.
John William b. 1857, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Jane b. 1860, New Brompton, Kent.
James b. 1865, Bermuda, West Indies.
Thomas b. 1868, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Elizabeth B. b. 1871, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Joseph E. b. 1873 (d.1876), Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Joanna b. 1878, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Michael b. 1881, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Death date and place8 Jun 1896 Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Burial date and placeJune 1896 Holy Cross, Chapel Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Will and Probate
Death/Funeral Notices
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and CompanyRoyal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank#2050 Private.
Attestation date and place4 Jul 1848 York, Yorkshire.
Service/CampaignsWestern Australia 8 years 3 months.
Bermuda 5 years 9 months.
Halifax 2 years 8 months.
MustersWO11-126 20th Company, Woolwich (Q1 1851).
WO11-130 (1852) to WO11-172 (1860) Western Australia.
WO11-190 5th Company, Woolwich (1861).
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesNone.
Casualty/MedicalNone.
Regimental Courts MartialAwaiting Trial 20 Nov to 23 Nov 1853.
Tried & Imprisoned for Habitual Drunkenness 24 Nov to 20 Dec 1853.
Awaiting Trial 25 Dec to 27 Dec 1863.
Tried & Imprisoned for Habitual Drunkenness 28 Dec 1863 to 7 Feb 1864.
Awaiting Trial 11 Nov to 28 Nov 1864.
Tried & Imprisoned for Habitual Drunkenness 29 Nov to 26 Dec 1864.
Imprisoned by Company Officer 24 Sep to 30 Sep 1865.
Awaiting Trial 31 Oct to 5 Nov 1865.
Tried & Imprisoned for Habitual Drunkenness 6 Nov to 17 Dec 1865.
Awaiting Trial 8 Mar to 15 Mar 1866.
Tried & Imprisoned for Habitual Drunkenness 16 Mar to 10 May 1866.
Awaiting Trial 17 Feb to 1 Mar 1867.
Tried & Imprisoned for Habitual Drunkenness 2 Mar to 26 Apr 1867.
Imprisoned by Company Officer 10 Jan to 16 Jan 1869.
Awaiting Trial 13 May to 17 May 1869.
Tried & Imprisoned for Breaking out of Barracks 18 May to 14 Jun 1869.
29 times entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
Discharge date and place13 Sep 1870 Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Length of Service21 years 151 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97-1857-51.
Post Discharge ResidenceBarrack Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Pension DistrictHalifax, Nova Scotia.
Pension8d. per diem.
£86 11s. 3d. awarded 16 Aug 1892.
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipMarion.
Departure and Arrival datesDep. Plymouth 2 Nov 1851. Arr. Fremantle 30 Jan 1852.
Occupations post-arrival in WAInstructing Warder.
Subscriptions to FundsNone.
Land AcquisitionNone in Western Australia.
Newspaper Articles
Ship ex-WALord Raglan.
Departure date and destinationDep. Fremantle 26 Jan 1860 for Cape of Good Hope and London.