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 Sergeant Major Richard Clinch (....1799.)

Back to . . .The New South Wales Corps. ( Rum Corps. ) "Renamed 102nd Regiment
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  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Date Arrived :    26 January 1788
  • Ship Arrived on :   ""Scarborough "   "
  • Rank on Discharge :  Sergeant Major
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  • Where Enlisted :  England
  • Enlisted :  ex Marine
  • Date of Discharge :  18th of May 1799 died in service
  • Where Discharged :  Sydney
  • Died :   18th of May 1799
  • Where Died / Buried : 19th of May 1799 Old Sydney Burial Ground C/D 
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    Richard Clinch enlisted in the Royal marines as part of the 55th Portsmouth Company. He served as
    part of the convict guard on board the ship  prior to its departure from England. Thomas sailed with the ship to Port Jackson and arrived 26 January 1788 as part of the first Fleet.
    Following his arrival in Port Jackson, Richard Clinch served in Captain John Shea's company. On the 4th of
    March 1790 Clinch was transferred to Norfolk Island . He was reduced in rank to private on in June of 1791 for the supplying of spirits to 2 female convicts. Upon his return to Sydney he enlisted in the Royal New South Wales Corps. He eventually regained the rank of Sergeant. Clinch drowned at Port Jackson on the 18th th of May 1799

     

    Reference R.S.T & R.M
    History And Archives/Old Sydney Burial  Ground.
     -Inventory of Burials 1792-1820  City of Sydney Historical Program
    Researched Cathy Dunn C/D
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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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