|PERSONAL DETAILS||George BATES|
|Birth date and place||c. 1834 Liverpool, Lancashire, England.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 5¾ ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark brown.|
|Marriage date and place|
|Death date and place||25 Jul 1859, Colonial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia.
Inquest 26 Jul 1859. Before T N Yule Esq. JP and Coroner.
Verdict: The deceased G. Bates, came to his death by his own hand, by cutting his throat,
while laboring under a temporary aberration of mind.
Cause of Death: Suicide.
|Burial date and place||26 Jul 1859, East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.|
|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Inquest||Perth Gazette 29 Jul 1859 – Inquest.|
|Regiment(s)||23rd (Royal Welch Fusiliers) Regiment.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#4261 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||17 Jul 1854 Oxford, Oxford.|
|Service/Campaigns||Crimea (from 26 Oct 1854).|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
|Casualty/Medical||Rendered unfit for further service by the loss from amputation of the middle finger of the left hand after a gunshot wound received in action before Sebastopol.|
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||31 Jul 1855 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||1 year 15 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/168/37.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Derby.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Derby (1855). Coalhouse Point Battery, Tilbury Fort (1858).|
|Pension Amount||8d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||26 Aug 1858 Plymouth; 20 Nov 1858 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Orderly at Colonial Hospital, Perth.
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||See Inquest in newspaper above.|
|Departure from WA||Not applicable.|