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BATES – George 23rd Regiment

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23rd Regiment Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Turkish Crimea Medal
British Crimea Medal
Died Perth Colonial Hospital


NameBATES – George
Regiment (s)23rd Fusiliers
Regiment Number (s) 4261
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
17th July 1854 / 20 years / Oxford Oxford England
Description – Height
5 Ft 5¾ in
Sallow / Hazel / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCrimea
Length of Service1 year 15 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 31st July 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimean War Medal
Crimean Turkish
Intended Residence at
Derby England
Pension Districts1855 Derby
1857 Birmingham
1857 Wolverhampton
1858 Derby
1858 Coal House Point Battery Tilbury Fort
1858-1859 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th August 1858 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
EDWIN FOX 20th November 1858
Date/Place of Birthc1834 Liverpool Lancashire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Orderly in Colonial Hospital
Newspaper ArticlesThe Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News Friday 29th July 1859 – page 2 Inquest
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial25th July 1859 Colonial Hospital Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationWO97 states “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”