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Private John Burge (1824.....1874)

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  • Born : 1 February 1824
  • Where Born : Brompton Ralph Somerset
  • Occupation : Soldier /
  • Date Arrived : 1852
  • Ship Arrived on : Vulcan
  • Rank attained : Private
  • Regimental # : 2238
  • Date of Enlistment : 13 November 1845
  • Where Enlistment Taunton.
  • Date of Discharge :5th.September. 1867
  • Where Discharged : Melbourne. Victoria
  • Died : 22 January 1874
  • Where Died / Buried : Dundas Street Emerald Hill ( now Sth. Melbourne )Buried24th January 1874 Melbourne General Cemetery
  • Parents Names : William Burge (b.......d.) and Sarah Mary Short(b.......d.)
  • 1st Spouse's Name : Caroline Wells
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  • Date Married : 19 January 1853
  • Where Married : Melbourne
  • Died : 4 April 1858
  • Where Died / Buried : Princes Bridge Barracks Melbourne
  • Spouse's Parents : William (b........d.) & Mary Wells(b........d.)
  • 2nd Spouse's Name : Amy Clarke
  • Born : 16 June 1844
  • Where Born :Weston. Somerset
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  • Date Married : 2 August 1858
  • Where Married : Richmond Victoria
  • Died : 18 May 1926
  • Where Died / Buried : Williamstown Buried 20 May 1926 Williamstown Cemetery
  • Spouse's Parents : Charles Clarke(b.......d.) & - Mary Best (b.......d.)
  • Descendants
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    Area Settled :
    Williamstown
    Children :
     John' Children were
     
    1st marriage                Sarah Mary                     1856-1932
     
    2nd marriage              Elizabeth Ann or Sarah    1860-1860
                                        Amy Ellen                         1861-1938
                                        Jane                                  1862-1864
                                        William Charles               1864-1948
                                        Harold James                  1866-1915
                                        Jessica Christine             1868-1869
                                        Lilly Lowe                        1869-1965
                                        John Adam                      1871-1950
                                        Charlotte Ann                  1874-1877     
     
    History & Achievements :
    Deserted the Regiment on 4th June 1849, brought back under escort on 23rd June 1849, tried and convicted by Court Martial imprisoned on 16th July, 1849, released on 25th August 1849 and he rejoined his regiment. On the 9 th April 1857 his service that was forfeited by conviction of desertion was reinstated. He came to Australia with his Regiment on the Vulcan in 1852 . He went to Hobar town Tasmania with his Regiment and served as a Mounted Orderly to the Governor of Tasmania until 1866 and applied for a discharge from the Regiment on 6 February 1867, receiving a pension on completion of 21 years and 101 days of service
     
    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, 25 October 2008 02:49:21