O’REILLY

Personal Details

Name: O'REILLY, John Boyle
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Convict Number(s): 9843
Year of Birth: 1844
Date of Death: 10/08/1890
Place of Death: Hull, Boston Harbour, U.S.A.
Cause of Death: Accidental Overdose of Insomnia Medicine.

Arrival Details

Ship Arrived on: Hougoumont
Ship Arrival Year: 1868

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British Details

Relationship Status: Single
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Occupation: Compositor/Reporter/Soldier
Literacy: Literate
Religion: Roman Catholic
Place of Conviction: Dublin, Ireland.
Details of Crime: Court Martial - Mutinous Conduct. Sentenced to 20 years Transportation.

Western Australia Work Details

Western Australia Work Locations: Bunbury, Fremantle, Wellington.
Employment Types: Labourer/Probationer Convict Constable.

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Additional Information

Went missing from Swamp Road, Cokelup, WA, road party on 17/02/1869. Famously escaped in the U.S. Whaler " Gazelle " off Belvedere, Australind, WA, in 03/1869. Married Mary MURPHY in Boston, U.S.A in 1872. Refer summary of John Boyle O'REILLY's life by going to our Home Page and selecting " View Biographies ".