McKAY – George 25th Regiment

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25th Regiment King’s Own Scottish Borderers

NameMcKAY – George
Regiment (s)25th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1297
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1st April 1839 / 17 years 3 months / Edinburgh Scotland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7 in
Dark / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCape of Good Hope – 2 years 4 months
East Indies – 12 years 10 months
Gibraltar – 3 years
Length of Service21 years 47 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 5th March 1861 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Edinburgh Scotland
Pension Districts1861 1st Edinburgh
1865- Western Australia
Pension Paid10d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1865 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RACEHORSE 10th August 1865
Date/Place of Birthc1822 St. Mary’s Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland
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
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
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information