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Private Denis ,Demus,Daurus Akes (.........)

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  • Died : 1916
  • Where Died / Buried : Brisbane
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  • Spouse's Name : Mary Jane HICK
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  • Date Married :1862
  • Where Married : St Georges Battery Point HOBART
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      Denis,Demus,Daurus AKES served with 40th / 2nd Somersetshire  on second tour of duty The first name varies according to the documents scrutinised. He would have been about 16 years of age on arrival  In 1862 he married at St Georges Battery Point HOBART one Mary Jane HICKS where the first of six children was born in 1863. His occupation at the time was given as coachman. In 1866 he a Sydney hotel keeper and  was then living in Newcastle NSW 2 years later when Mary Jane's younger sister was married there. He then moved to Brisbane where he seled and worked variuosly as labourer,nightwatchmanand  plumber, He died there in 1916.
     
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