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89th Regiment Royal_Irish Fusiliers Cap Badge
Crimean War Medal reverse-obverse
Turkish Crimea Medal
NameMcGEE – James
Regiment (s)89th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1140
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
22nd April 1837 / 18 years / Limerick Limerick Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7½ in
Fresh / Blue / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 2 years 4 months
North America – 5 years 10 months
Gibraltar – 7 months
Crimea – 3 months
Length of Service18 years 197 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 5th May 1857 /  Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimean War Medal
Crimean Turkish Medal
Intended Residence at
Bayswater Paddington London England
Pension Districts1857 2nd West London
1858-1876 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th March 1858 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LORD RAGLAN 1st June 1858
Date/Place of Birthc1819 St Mary’s Limerick Limerick Ireland
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/Burial12th May 1876 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to a delicate constitution and Chronic diarrhoea
British Army, Worldwide Index
1841 1140 James McGee location West Indies and Canada
1851 1140 James McGee location Dublin
In 1864 James McGee of the Perth Pensioner Force donated 2/- to the Greenough Flats appeal.
19th November 1866 James McGee, pensioner was charged with entering the house of and using abusive language to Mr. J. Robson, sentenced to 3 days imprisonment for contempt of court.
19 November 1866. Mr J. Robson charged JAMES McGEE, pensioner with entering his house and using abusive and threatening language to him on the 18th inst. Fined 10/-
JAMES McGEE, pensioner, sentenced by C. Symonds RM to 3 days imprisonment for contempt of court on the 19th inst.