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Private Richard George Buck (1820.....1905)

 

Back to . . .96th Foot Manchester Regiment.
  • Born : 26 January 1820
  • Where : Honingham /Norwich England
  • Occupation : Labourer / Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 30 January 1841 Hobart
  • Disembarked :  19th Mar, 1841
  • Ship Arrived on : Layton
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Date of Enlistment : 5 October 1839
  • Regimental # :1407
  • Where Enlisted : Norwich England
  • Date of Discharge : 30 April 1849
  • Where Discharged :Perth Western Australia
  • Died : 4 February 1905 age 86
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  • Parents Names : Robert John Buck (b.....d.) Elizabeth Lydia Laws (b......d.)
  • 1st Spouse's Name : Mary Anne Jeanette Gordon
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  • Date Married : 1852
  • Where Married : Perth Western Australia
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  • 2nd Spouse's Name : Mary Anne O'Byrne
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  • Date Married : 1859
  • Where Married : Adelaide South Australia
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  • Layton
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    Descendants :

    Information supplied by Valma McDonald vjmcdon@starwon.com.au

    Children :
    Richard Buck & Mary Anne O'Byrne
    1 . Thomas richard Buck (b.6/12/1869 ...d.1950 ) m Mary Jane Roberts
    2 . Alfred Henry Buck (b. 7/12/1876........d.1905 ) m Sarah Roberts
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    History & Achievements :

    Height : 5 feeet 5 inches ... Complexion : Fresh ......Eyes : Grey ......Hair : Brown......Marks : None
     
    Richard George Buck was Private no.1407 joining the 96th Regiment of Foot in 1839 in Norwich England, being
    discharged in Western Australia in 1849,after arriving from South Australia.  He went on expeditions into the north west of and other areas of the West before joining the W.A. Police force where
    he stayed until retirement.
    Richard had a borther William in South Austarlia he arrived on board the ship " Omega "on the 24th of August 1849. with his wife and 2 sons. Richard visited South Austarlia of many occasions.. Richard joind explotation parties with John Septimus Roe. He traveled with this party to the south west of Western Australia, outwards to the east of Esperance. To the Russell Ranges, Roebuck Bay, and Tarbuckout of Wongan Hills.
    He joind the Police force and joind exploration parties of Robert Austin, They traveled to Murchison, searched for Gow Gow-Ean. the inland sea and discovered Mount Magnet
    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: Tuesday, 27 October 2009 08:34:31