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Private Arthur McIver (c.1808......1885)

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50th Foot West Kent Queen's Own Regiment
  • Born : Circa 1808
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  • Occupation : Soldier
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  • Date Arrived : 12 Apr 1836 Van Diemens Land
  • Ship Arrived on : "Norfolk"
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Date of Enlistment : April 14 1826
  • Where Enlisted : Drogheda
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  • Where Discharged : 30th September. 1844
  • Died : 30 December 1885, At Son's Residence, 17 George Street, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
    bur. Roman Catholic Cemetery, (Lot 2, Block I), Glen Dhu Street, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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  • Spouse's Name : Miriam HORNE
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  • Born : c.1810
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  • Died : 4 April 1877, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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  • Descendants :
    Some information supplied by Rick Smith Rick.Smith@utas.edu.au
    Some information supplied by Graham Jaunay roformat@jaunay.com
     
    Area Settled :
    Launceston, Tasmania
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    History & Achievements :

    Enlisted. Regiment at Drogheda Jun-Sep Regiment moved to Belfast. Spent 7 days in Hospital 1827 March To Haslar Barracks, Portsmouth September To Weedon Barracks (Belfast) 1828 Feb, March  On attachment at Northampton Apr-September Regiment in Manchester Sep-Dec Regiment in Bolton 1829 Regiment based in Blackburn. Arthur spent the year in private lodgings in Bolton 1830 June March from Blackburn to Liverpool. Ship to Dublin. March from Dublin to Waterford. July-Dec Regiment at Templemore 1831 Feb On detachment at Ennis Mar At barracks at Templemore Apr - July 22 On detachment at Quinn July 23 - Dec At barracks at Templemore Dec On detachment at Dublin 1832 Jan - Mar 29 On detachment at Trim Apr- June 5 On detachment at Maryboro July-Nov With regiment in Dublin Dec  On detachment at Frankford 1833  Feb-Apr At Shannon Harbour May On board "Messenger" Steamer June-Dec Regiment at Chatham 1834 Jan-June 3 At barracks in Chatham June 4 on Board "Norfolk" convict ship 1835 Feb 15th Arrive Van Diemens Land 1836 Apr - Sep Van Diemen's Land Oct - Dec On detachment at Georgetown 1837  Jan - Sep  On detachment at Georgetown Oct - Dec At barracks at Launceston 1838 Jan - Oct 1 At Launceston Oct 2 To Sydney Oct 3 - Dec At Sydney. Eleven days spent in hospital 1839 Jan - Mar At Sydney Apr - Dec Pay Roll and Muster books do not appear to have survived 1840 Jan - Mar At Sydney Apr - June Five days in hospital July - Dec At Sydney 1841 Jan At Sydney Feb 1 Transferred to the 96th Regiment of Foot, also at Sydney (along with 7 others) Feb - Jun At Sydney July - Dec At Norfolk Island (Windsor) 1842 - 1843 At Norfolk Island (Windsor) 1844Jan - Feb At Norfolk Island (Windsor) Mar - Sep 30 At Launceston   Discharged 30th September. Although unclear, it appears the severance gratuity was 27 7 shillings and sixpence

     

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    Last revised: December 11, 2004.