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Sergeant Richard Allen (.1794....1827)

 

Back to . . .48th Foot .The Northamptonshire Regiment

  • Born : circa .1794
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  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Date Arrived : " Matilda "
  • Ship Arrived on : 1. Aug. 1891
  • Rank on Discharge : Sergeant
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  • Date of Discharge : August 1824
  • Died : 24. Oct. 1827
  • Where Died / Buried : Port Macquarie / Port Macquarie Pioneer Cemetery
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    Sydney
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    History & Achievements :

    Sergeant Richard Allen arrived as a solider of the 48th Regiment on board the ship "Matilda". He would
    have formed part of a troop that arrived well before the main contingent in 1815. In August of 1824 he was committed for trial in New South Wales for robbing the Australia Company . For this he was sentenced to 7 years transportation. Transported from Sydney on board the ship "Amity" to Port Macquarie where he died 3 years later.
     
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    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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