|NAME Peter McGLADE||Name variations: Maclaid. McGleade. Mcgleade.|
|Birth Date and Place||c. 1808 Killiavey [sic], Killeavy, County Armagh, Ireland [WO97-649-24].|
|Baptism Date and Place|
|Marriage Date and Place||20 Mar 1838 St Mary the Virgin Church, Chatham, Kent (as Mcgleade) [E&WBDM Medway Vol. 5, Page. 318].|
|Children||Emily Maclaid b.1843 (d.1843) Perth, Western Australia [WABDM Reg.#320].|
John Maclaid b.1844 Perth, Western Australia [WABDM Reg.#490].
*Jane Maclaid b.1848 (d.1848) Perth, Western Australia [WABDM Reg.#1102].
*Elizabeth Maclaid b.1848 (d.1848) Perth, Western Australia [WABDM Reg.#1102].
*not known if twins or error in registration index records.
All the children’s births were recorded as Maclaid.
Police Constable, Fremantle 1851-1853 [PASH Index].
Night Warder, Hospital Assistant, Convict Establishment 1853 [BARK p.137].
Town Police, Fremantle 1861[Perth Gazette 17 Dec 1861].
|Land Acquisition in WA|
|Death Date and Place||08 Sep 1860 Fremantle, Western Australia [WABDM Reg.#1548].|
|Burial Date and Place||09 Sep 1860 Skinner Street Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia [Fremantle Local Studies DB].|
|Death, Funeral, Obituary Notices|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|Regiment||51st (2nd Yorkshire West Riding, The Kings Own Light Infantry) Regiment.|
|Soldier No. and Rank||#541 Private [WO-97-649-24].|
|Attestation Date and Place||17 Feb 1826 Liverpool, England.|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 4¾ ins. Complexion: dark. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark.|
|Service/Campaigns||Ionian Islands 2 years.|
Australian Colonies 7 years.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Two Good Conduct Badges 2d. per diem pay. Awarded prior to arriving in Australia.|
|Casualty/Medical||Long suffered from chronic Rheumatism. Rupture on left side and worn out. Unfit for service in India.|
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Arrival Van Diemen’s Land: Ship and Date||Layton. Embarked 22 Jun 1839, London [WO12-6201-205].|
Arr. 07 Dec 1839 from Portsmouth, England dep. 13 Jul 1839 [DPS].
|Arrival Western Australia: Ship and Date||Runnymede 25 Jun 1840 from Hobart [TROVE].|
|Military Postings within Western Australia||Perth HQ 25 Jun to 31 Dec 1840 inc. 6 days Regimental Duty (June), 4 days Government Employ (Oct), On Command (Dec).|
Government Employ Jan 1841, Garrison Duty Feb 1841, Perth HQ Mar 1841.
Perth HQ 1 Apr to 30 Nov 1841, inc. Garrison Duty (Oct).
York 1 Dec 1841 to 31 Aug 1843.
Perth HQ 1 Sep 1843 to 31 Jan 1845, inc. Garrison Duty (Oct 1843, Jan, Feb, Dec 1844). On Command Jan 1845.
Perth HQ 1 Feb 1845 to 30 Nov 1845 inc. Garrison Duty (Aug), Government Employ (9 days Oct).
On Command 1 Dec 1845 to 31 May 1846.
Perth HQ 1 Jun 1846 to 11 Mar 1847, inc. Garrison Duty (Oct 1846).
Hospitalised 4 days Nov 1844; 6 days Sep 1845; 17 days Aug 1846).
[All sourcing from WO12-6202 TO 6208].
|Courts Martial in Western Australia||None.|
|Discharge Date and Place||11 Mar 1847 Perth, Western Australia [WO97-649-24].|
24 Aug 1847 Examination of Invalid Soldiers [WO23-149].
|Age at Discharge||39 years.|
|Length of Service||21 years 54 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97-649-24|
|Pension District||Western Australia.|
|Pension Amount||1s. 0d. per diem.|
|Notes on Pension Payment||Paid by Regiment to 31 Mar 1848.|
Paid by Commissariat to 30 Jun 1851.
Thereafter transferred to Captain Bruce’s Pay List.
There is nothing to suggest McGlade was taken onto EPF strength, this was merely a means of receiving his pension entitlement as a military pensioner once Perth became a Pension District with the arrival of Captain John Bruce and the EPF men [WO22-248-39].