PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/Alias Henry GEORGE
Birth date and place c. 1814 Marylebone, London, Middlesex.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences See Muster below (1841).
6 Portland Street, Portsea, Hampshire (1851).
Trade Bricklayer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 9½ ins. Complexion: dark. Eyes: light grey. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and place 15 Jan 1843 St Margaret of Antioch, Rochester, Kent.
Spouse Margaret KENNEDY.
Children William b. 1844, Chatham, Kent.
Henry A b. 1845/46, Dublin, Ireland. (Or tentatively Henry Allen 1845 Chatham).
Thomas b. 1848, Gibraltar.
Mary Elizabeth b. 1853 (d.1854), Fremantle, Western Australia.
James Robert b. 1855, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Death date and place
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and Company Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank #1465 Private.
Attestation date and place 26 Nov 1832 Woolwich, Kent.
Service/Campaigns Mauritius 4 years 10 months.
Cape of Good Hope 1 year 4 months.
Gibraltar 2 years.
Western Australia 3 years 5 months.
Musters WO11-91 2nd Company, Grahamstown, Cape of Good Hope (1841).
WO11-130 (1852) TO wo11-142 (1855) Western Australia.
Promotions Private to 2nd Corporal 18 Apr 1846.
2nd Corporal to Corporal 14 Apr 1847.
Corporal to Sergeant 10 Jul 1850.
Medals, Clasps and Badges None.
Casualty/Medical In Gibraltar in 1850, he first became attacked with Asthma, he has since been 3 years and 9 months in Western Australia where it has gradually increased, and for which he was invalided in March last [1855]. Disability caused by his military service.
Admitted as inpatient to Chelsea Hospital on 1 Jan 1872. Reverted to outpatient on 1 Mar 1873.
Regimental Court Martial 28 Apr 1842 at Woolwich. Absent without leave. Convicted and sentenced ten days imprisonment 23 Apr to 7 May 1842.
Discharge date and place 14 Aug 1855 Woolwich.
Length of Service 22 years 214 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97-1360-229.
Post Discharge Residence Not stated.
Pension District 2nd West London (1855). Woolwich (1858).
Royal Chelsea Hospital Returns for Pension Payments [WO22-296] record Henry George in Nova Scotia Station 1871-1875, but the page is blank.  This does not equate with his entry into Chelsea Hospital in 1872 or his outpatient status in 1873.
Pension 1/7½d. per diem.
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Marion.
Departure and Arrival dates Dep. Portland 2 Nov 1851. Arr. Fremantle 30 Jan 1852
Occupations post-arrival in WA Instructing Warder [Barker p.80]
Land Acquisition None in Western Australia.
Newspaper articles Inquirer & Commercial News 7 Mar 1855.
Ship ex-WA Devonshire.
Departure date and destination Dep. Fremantle 5 Mar 1855 for Cape of Good Hope and London.