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Lieutenant William Robert Ball (....1843.)

This soldier did not stay in Australia. It has been recoded that after he absconded ,his wife and daughter remained.

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Area Settled :
New South Wales
Children :
1 . .Elizabeth Vittoria Ball (b.1822.......d.)

History & Achievements :

Lieutenant Ball disappeared from Sydney about December of 1833 leaving his wife and daughter behind. At the same time a convict William Nixon Wright also absconded. Their last sighting was in the Sandwich Islands en-route to America. William was from a very wealthy family known as Wrights of Gola while William Ball was from a wealthy family in Glocestershire. Lieutenant Ball made it back to Nova Scotia where he died in 1843.

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Last revised: March 14, 2009.