|PERSONAL DETAILS||George LEE|
Note: Few personal details are available for George Lee owing to the commonality of the name.
|Birth date and place||c. 1817 Naas, Kildare, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences|
England, Wales & Scotland
|Occupations pre-WA||Comb Maker.|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 7 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: blue. Hair: brown.|
|Marriage date and place|
|Death date and place||18 Oct 1875 Liverpool District, Lancashire.|
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|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||77th (The East Middlesex) Regiment.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#981 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||16 Mar 1837 Dublin, Dublin.|
|Service/Campaigns||Mediterranean, Turkey & Crimea 3 years 6 months.|
West Indies & North America 5 years 2 months.
Australia 1 year 4 months.
|Promotions||Private to Corporal 29 Jul 1854.|
Corporal to Sergeant 16 Sep 1855.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol. Turkish Crime Medal.|
Distinguished Conduct Medal (gratuity £10). Recommended by Commanding Officer 9 Jul 1855
for gallantry in the field in the face of the enemy.
Three Good Conduct Badges.
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (£5 gratuity).
|Casualty/Medical||This man’s disability is merely decay of strength, natural to long service and age, and is not the result of intemperance.|
Strength and activity much impaired from length of service.
No longer fit for the active duties of a soldier – William Lucas, Staff Surgeon, Melbourne. [Source: WO97 Discharge Sydney].
|Regimental Courts Martial||Deserted 6 Aug 1837. Rejoined 7 Dec 1837.|
In confinement by Court Martial 21 Dec 1837 to 9 Jan 1838.
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||11 Oct 1859 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||22 years 53 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1617/78.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Dublin.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||2nd Dublin 1859. Edinburgh 1861. Western Australia 1862. Sydney 1863. 1st London 1864. Preston 1864.|
2nd Glasgow 1867. 1st Liverpool 1873.
|Pension Amount||1/5d. per diem. Increased to 1/9d. on 15 Aug 1871.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||8 Oct 1862 Portland; 31 Dec 1862 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA||Departed 1863/1864 for England.|