MAGEE – Robert HEIC and Royal Artillery 18th Brigade

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EAST INDIA COMPANY

India General Service Medal  with clasp for Persia

NameMAGEE – Robert
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company Bombay Artillery 1st Battalion and
Royal Artillery 18th Brigade
Regiment Number (s) 1063
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
5th August 1845 / 20 years / Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9 in
Bronzed / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationIndia – 20 years 216 days
Length of Service22 years 26 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 29th August 1865 / Sheerness Kent England
Campaign MedalsIndia General Service Medal  with clasp for Persia
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Glasgow
Pension Districts1865 2nd Glasgow
1865 1st Belfast
1866 – June 1868 Western Australia
June 1868 – 69 Adelaide
1st January 1870- 1876+ New Zealand
Pension PaidElected to take Indian Pension Rules: 2/0 per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
7th April 1866 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
BELGRAVIA 4th July 1866
Date/Place of Birth1825 Blairess Hillsborough Down Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
None known
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
Departed 19th December 1867 for South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial1911 New Zealand (tentative)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationHEIC Service preceded British Army service: Gunner in the 1st Battalion Artillery (Bombay)