COATES – George Rifle Brigade 1st Battalion

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Rifle Brigade Cap Badge

NameCOATES – George
Regiment (s)Rifle Brigade 1st Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 985
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
22nd September 1831 / 21 years 8 months / London Middlesex England
Description – Height
5 Ft 6½ in
Fresh / Hazel / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America – 4 years 1 month
Length of Service21 years 188 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 28th June 1853 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
16 Paradise Buildings Lambeth England
Pension Districts1853 South London
1854-1856 Western Australia
1856-1857 South Australia
1857-1859 Victoria
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th May 1854 Plymouth England via Gibraltar
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RAMILLIES 7th August 1854
Date/Place of Birthc1810 St. Giles Camberwell London 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
c1814 Camberwell Surrey England
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
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1856 to South Australia
1857 to Victoria
Date/Place of Death/Burial17th November 1859 Victoria
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationWO23 has comments about wife being disembarked Tilbury Fort and not permitted to travel with husband.