STRATTON – George Royal Artillery Coastal Brigade

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Royal Artillery Badge

NameSTRATTON – George
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery Coastal Brigade
Regiment Number (s) 1254
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
5th September 1839 / 21 years / Leith Edinburgh Scotland
Skinner
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8 in
Fair / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 7 years
Length of Service21 years 42 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner / 16th October 1860 / Woolwich Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not Stated
Pension Districts1860 2nd Edinburgh
1867 Tilbury
1867-1874 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d 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 Birthc1818 West Church Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
STRATTON George
B 1792 Midlothian Scotland
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Sarah
B 1795
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Single Man
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 Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial4th March 1874 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationHe was discharged as having completed service for pension
He was in possession of 4 Good Conduct badges and a medal for long service and Good Conduct with a gratuity of £5
In the 1861 Census George age 42 a single man was living at Ponton Street St. Cuthbert’s Edinburgh his occupation is Skinner and he was born ‘Yrassmarkiet’ Midlothian Scotland.