PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/AliasGeorge ANDERSON.
Birth date and placec. 1821 Forfar, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census ResidencesKensington Palace Barracks, Westminster, Middlesex (1851).
See Musters below (1851)
TradeMason.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 7½ ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: blue. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and place
SpouseMary or Caroline Matilda COLWELL/CALLWELL.
ChildrenOne child born outside Australia.
James b. 1854, Bunbury, Western Australia.
Agnes Hannah Robina b. 1857, Bunbury, Western Australia.
James b. 1860, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Death date and place
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and CompanyRoyal Engineers (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank#663 Sapper.
Attestation date and place11 Apr 1842 Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
Service/CampaignsHalifax, Nova Scotia 7 years 3 months.
Western Australia 10 years 10 months.
MustersWO11-123 5th Company, Woolwich & Hyde Park (1851).
WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-207 (1862) Western Australia.
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesFour Good Conduct Badges.
Other Awards & PrizesThe Great Exhibition 1851.
Bronze Medal and Present.
Casualty/MedicalNone
Courts MartialNone.
14 Regimental offences.
Discharge date and place19 May 1863 Chatham, England.
Length of Service21 years 39 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97-1359-16.
Post Discharge ResidenceGeneral Post Office, No. 7 High Street, Forfar, NB (Scotland).
Pension DistrictHalifax N.S. (1863).
Pension1/- per diem.
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipAnna Robertson.
Departure and Arrival datesDep. Woolwich 10 Sep 1851.  Arr. Fremantle 18 Dec 1851.
Occupations post-arrival in WAInstructing Warder [Barker pp.3-4].
York Convict Depot Jan 1852 to Mar 1854.
Bunbury Convict Depot Jul 1854 to Dec 1855 (at least).
Land AcquisitionNone in Western Australia.
Ship ex-WALincelles.
Departure date and destinationDep. Fremantle 27 Apr 1862 for Cape of Good Hope and London.