Lee, George

Few personal details are available for George Lee owing to the commonality of the name.
Birth date and placec. 1817 Naas, Kildare, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WAComb Maker.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 7 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: blue. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place
Death date and place18 Oct 1875 Liverpool District, Lancashire.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries
Regiment(s)77th (The East Middlesex) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#981 Private.
Attestation date and place16 Mar 1837 Dublin, Dublin.
Service/CampaignsMediterranean, Turkey & Crimea 3 years 6 months.
West Indies & North America 5 years 2 months.
Australia 1 year 4 months.
PromotionsPrivate to Corporal 29 Jul 1854.
Corporal to Sergeant 16 Sep 1855.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea 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/MedicalThis 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 MartialDeserted 6 Aug 1837. Rejoined 7 Dec 1837.
In confinement by Court Martial 21 Dec 1837 to 9 Jan 1838.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place11 Oct 1859 Chatham.
Length of Service22 years 53 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1617/78.
Post Discharge ResidenceDublin.
Post Discharge Pension District2nd Dublin 1859. Edinburgh 1861. Western Australia 1862. Sydney 1863. 1st London 1864. Preston 1864.
2nd Glasgow 1867. 1st Liverpool 1873.
Pension Amount1/5d. per diem. Increased to 1/9d. on 15 Aug 1871.
Departure and Arrival8 Oct 1862 Portland; 31 Dec 1862 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WADeparted 1863/1864 for England.