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1st / 4th Foot (Lancaster) King's Own Regiment

1832 - 1837

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The Regiments.

Known as (nickname)................................................... " Barrell's Blues" , " The Lions"

Facings............................................................................ BLUE

Braided Lace.................................................................. Gold

Service in Australia ....................................................... Arrived 1832 relieved 1837 Tasmania, . Victoria, South Australia, Swan River. Sydney; Parramatta Hobart; Norfolk Island; Cox's River; Emu Plains; Newcastle; Port Macquarie; Bathurst; Maitland; Windsor; Bong Bong; Mount Vittoria

Deployment as.................................................................Detachments of convict guards;

Commanding Officer.......................................................Lieut. Colonel J. K. McKenzie

 

 

Surnames of the 1/4th Regiment soldiers who stayed

 

Weapons used by the 1/4th Regiment

Representation of the 4th Regiment Uniform

Ships the 4th Regiment sailed on

Some Information about Morton Bay Penal Settlement

This Regiment began its military term in 1680 in London but was know only as the 2nd Tangier Regiment The following is a history of many name changes.

1684.....Duchess of York Regiment

1685.....Albany's Regiment

1685.....The Queens Regiment

1688.....The Queen's Consort Regiment

1702......The Queen's Marines

1715.....The Kings Own Regiment

1751.....The 4th Kings Own Regiment,

1881.....The King's Own (Royal Lancaster) Regiment

1959......Amalgamated with The Boarder Regiment and became The King's Own Royal Border Regiment

 

References
Family Members, Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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