|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.|
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|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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|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.|