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Drum Major John Creamer (c.1769.....)

Back to . . .The New South Wales Corps. ( Rum Corps. ) Renamed 102nd Regiment

  • Born : circa 1769
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  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 26th Jan 1788
  • Ship Arrived on : " Charlotte "
  • Rank on Discharge : Corporal
  • Date of Enlistment : 4 Sept 1794
  • Where Enlisted : Norfolk Island
  • Remarks ex-convict  tried Exeter 1785  Sentence 7 years
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  • Spouse's Name : Catherine Jones
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  • Date Arrived : 1806
  • Ship Arrived on : "William Pitt"
  • Remarks : Sentenced Shropshire 1804,  7 years
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  • Date Married : 25. March. 1810
  • Where Married : St Philip's Church of England 'Sydney'
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    History & Achievements :

    John Creamer arrived in Australia as a convict sentenced to seven years transportation at the Exeter
    Quater Sessions on 25th of January 1785. Following his arrival it is recorded that on the 8th of January 1790 he was sent to Norfolk Island by the ship " Supply" He eventually rented some land on the Island. Returned to Port Jackson on the 10th of April 1796 and leased some land at Barrack Street in Sydney.
    On the 4th of September 1797 he enlisted in the Royal New South Wales Regiment. He gained the rank of
    Corporal on the 11th of February 1801, Sergeant on the 3rd of January 1806, Drum Major on the 25th of January 1806.
     
    References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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