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NameMcNEE  Malcolm
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company
Regiment Number (s) 612 & 42
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1st August 1833 / 20 / Westminster / wood turner
Description – Height
5′ 11″ / fresh / gray / brown
Overseas Service/DurationNot Yet Known ( deduced Afghanistan )
Length of Service21 years 7 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 15th August 1855
Campaign MedalsAfghanistan, Cabul
Intended Residence at
Not Yet Known
Pension DistrictsGlasgow Scotland
Paisley Scotland
Dundee Scotland
Edinburgh Scotland
Woolwich England
Tilbury England
Western Australia
Pension Paid2/-   ( 1/- from Lord Clive Fund & 1/- from Cos cash )
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
8th October 1862 / Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
31st December 1862
Date/Place of Birth1814 / Greenock  Renfrewshire  Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
McNEE  Donald
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
McCLARTY  Elizabeth
Not Yet Known
SiblingsNot Yet Known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
HITTON  Mary Ann
B 1814
Date/Place of Marriage13th February 1840 / Agra India
Children by 1st WifeElizabeth  B 1846 East Indies
M  GRAY John Joseph 1903  Dardanup Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd WifeTHOM Elizabeth Wyndham (nee MORRISON)  B 1820 (deduced)
D  19th March 1897  Perth Western Australia
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Land Grants Western
Albany lot Sub 20 of 3 acres between North Road Lion Street and Pensioner Road.
This was later changed to P27 which fronts Albany Highway near the Duck Lake.
(Apex Park near roundabout.)   Assigned  24th October 1884.
Also purchased Perth W14 on 5th October 1864 for £6
Occupation after
Orderly at Government House Perth.
Newspaper Articles12 September 1870  Inquirer  – Wednesday: Perth Electoral Roll – Malcolm McNee
28th February 1873  Perth Gazette and WA Times – Friday page 2 marriage William THOM
26th February 1879  Inquirer – page 3 – Malcolm McNEE medal query
12 September 1879  Inquirer – Friday page 3 – Advert for sale cottages – Malcolm McNee
10th January 1880  The Herald  – Saturday page 2 – Malcolm McNee to London
27th March 1897  West Australian – Saturday page 4 – death Malcom McNEE
(There are about dozen of these notices (the same) different editions of the West.)
29th March 1887  West Australian – Tuesday page 3 – Malcom McNEE court re goods
14 June 1897  West Australian – page 4 – Letters of Administration
Elizabeth Wyndham McNee to Malcolm McNee  £141.5.0
31st August 1897  West Australian – Tuesday page 4 – Funeral Malcom McNEE
1st September 1897  West Australian – page 4 – death Malcom McNEE
2nd September 1897  West Australian – page 4 – obituary Malcom McNEE
7th October 1897  West Australian – Thursday page 4 – estate Malcom McNEE
20th October 1897  West Australian – Wednesday – advert W Thom McNEE & Co
7th October 1897  The West Australian – page 4 – probate Malcom McNEE
6th August 1904  The Western Mail – Saturday page 33 – Obituary William A Thom McNEE
20th March 1928  The Daily News – Tuesday page 3 – death Elizabeth Crandon Thom
Departure from Western
Not known:
6th February, 1884, Malcolm applied for a Grant of Land when his address was
21 Wesley St., Low Fell Near Gateshead on Tyne, Co. of Durham
Date/Place of Death/Burial30th August 1897 / East Perth
31 August 1897 Presbyterian Section East Perth Cemetery
Date/Place of Death/
Burial 1st Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateSROWA Cons 3403/1897/540
Malcolm McNee died 30th August 1897 leaving all his worldly goods to his daughter Elizabeth GRAY, widow of John Gray, of 59 Derby street, Dundee, Scotland .The estate consisted of a wooden house and land in Clotilde Street, Perth- Lot 6 of Perth town Lot X6- and assets to the value of £1391/10/11.
SROWA Cons 3458/1897/069 Elizabeth Windham McNEE. On 2nd June 1897 her widower Malcom McNee was granted Letters of Administration for the estate of his wife who had died without making a will. The estate consisted of monies in the Perth Post Office Savings Bank totalling £141/5/-.
Further Information1861 Census Scotland : Vault Street Dundee
Malcolm McNee, Head, Married, Male, 45, Pensioner EIC, Born Greenock, Renfrewshire
Elizabeth McNee, wife, Married, 40, Born Berwick, Berwickshire
Elizabeth McNee, Daughter, not married, Female, 15, born East Indies.
William Thom, Stepson, Male, 11, Scholar, born America not BS. (British Subject)