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LINDSAY – George 47th Regiment

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George Lindsay
47th Regiment Badge
Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
NameLINDSAY – George
Regiment (s)47th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1393
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
13th May 1839 / 16 years / Jersey Channel Islands
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Grey / Dark Brown / Scar on left leg
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 10 months
Corfu – 2 years 1 month
Gibraltar – 2 months
Turkey – 8 months
Crimea – 1 year 6 months
Malta – 2 years
Length of Service22 years 96 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeDrummer / 12th March 1864 / Athlone Ireland
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Sebastopol clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Athlone Ireland
Pension Districts1864 Athlone
1865 2nd Manchester
1865 1st Liverpool
1867 Tilbury
1867-1874 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0½d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
18th April 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NORWOOD 13th July 1867
Date/Place of Birthc1823 South Molton Devon 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
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial
29th November 1874 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 George Lindsay 1393 Private 47th Depot location Birr
1851 As above location Corfu Ionian Islands
1861 George Lindsay Drummer/Fifer location Athlone
Discharge at own request having served 21 years
There is two men by this name in 47th Regiment only 1 came to Western Australia. There was also a warder Francis Lindsay on the ship