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GIBSON George Royal Artillery (died on voyage)

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NameGIBSON George
Regiment (s)1st Batt Royal Artillery
Regiment Number (s) 323
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
22nd March 1824/14 years/ Woolwich, Kent, England
Description – Height
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies 6 years 4 months
Length of Service21 years 27 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner and driver 10/14/1849 Woolwich, Kent, England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Not yet known
Pension Districts1849 London South
1853 transferred to Western Australia but died at Rio de Janeiro
Pension Paid1/-
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th April 1853 London England via Cork and Rio de Janeiro
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ROBERT SMALL 19th August 1853
Date/Place of Birth
Date/Place of Baptism1810 Woolwich, Kent, England
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Date/Place of MarriageNone
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Newspaper ArticlesNone
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial24th June 1853 on Robert Small
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to Chronic Rheumatism first treated at Dominica in
1834. Constant pain in shoulders and neck.
1851 Census HO 107/1566/274/52
George is a lodger at the home of George Hollis and his family
George Gibson died from Bright’s disease of the kidneys from
which he had previously suffered while serving in the West Indies.
Admitted to sick list 17 June 1853 died 24 June 1853 at Rio de Janeiro during the voyage of the Robert Small