BEATTIE / BATTIE – George 25th Regiment

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25th Regiment King’s Own Scottish Borderers

South Africa Medal

 

NameBEATTIE / BATTIE – George
Regiment (s)25th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 679
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
23rd March 1832 / 19 years / No place given
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
6 Ft 0½ in
Fresh / Brown / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCape of Good Hope – 2 years 195 days
East Indies – 10 years 4 days
Length of Service21 years 148 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 25th October 1853 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsSouth Africa Medal (1834 – 53)
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Wigtownshire
Pension Districts1853 Ayr
April 1856 – December 1858 Western Australia
1859 Ayr and North London
October 1859 – August 1866 Jersey (Channel Islands)
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th January 1856 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM HAMMOND 29th March 1856
Date/Place of Birthc1812 Glenluce Wigtownshire Scotland
Date/Place of Baptism16th November 1812 Old Luce (sic) Wigtownshire Scotland (This baptism said his name was George Anderson Beattie)
Father
Date/Place of Birth
BEATIE John
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
JOHNSON Helen
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsBEATTIE Stephen Bp 11 March 1807 Old Luce Wigtownshire Scotland
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
UNKNOWN Mary
Bc1831 England
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Australia
Late 1858 departed Western Australia  by unknown ship for Britain
Date/Place of Death/Burial2nd August 1866 Jersey Channel Islands
Buried St. Helier, Jersey 6 August 1866
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
None known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 George Beattie 679 Private 25th regiment stationed Cape Town
1851 George Batties (sic) 679 Private 24th regiment stationed Bangalore India
Discharge due to being worn out and suffering hepatic disease.
1861 Census George Beaty (sic) age 47 is living at Lady’s Lane St. Saviour, Jersey with his wife Mary. The Census records George is working as a labourer and was born 1814 in Scotland while his wife Mary is aged 30 and was born in England, this is the first and only indication George had married.