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Captain John Charles Best (c.1810.......1840.)

 

Back to . . .50th Foot West Kent Queen's Own Regiment.
  • Born : Circa 1810
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  • Occupation : Soldier
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  • Rank on Discharge : Captain.
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  • Date of Discharge : 15th February 1840 Died in Service
  • Where Discharged Norfolk Island
  • Died : 15th February 1840. age 30. Drowned
    Where Died / Buried : Norfolk Island / Norfolk Island Cemetery. Grave 1
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  • Information supplied by David S. Jeskie. davidjeskie@optusnet.com.au

  • Information supplied by Bev and Greg Kerr. gbkerr@cww.octec.org.au

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    History & Achievements :
    The Inscription on the Headstone of,
    Captain John Charles Best.

    Sacred
    to the Memory
    of
    Captain The Honorable
    John Charles Best
    Of her Majesty's 50th or Queen's Own Regt.
    Who was drowned On The 15th of Feby 1840 by
    The upsetting of a boat in attempting
    To cross the bar of the harbour.
    Aged 30 years.

    Note. February spelt, Feby.

    References
    Family Members, Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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    Last revised: Saturday, 08 May 2010 01:25:54