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Sergeant Daniel Humm (1767.....1827)

Back to . . .73rd Regiment Royal Highland
Surnames of the 102nd who stayed
  • Born : 1767
  • Where Born : Suffolk
  • Occupation : Soldier ,Woolcomber
  • Date Arrived : 28 June 1790
  • Ship Arrived : "Scarborough "
  • Rank on Discharge : Sergeant
  • Date of Enlistment : 102nd Regiment 28 September 1789
  • Where Enlisted : England
  • Transferred : Veteran Company 24 April 1810
  • Date of Discharge :
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Died : 2 November 1827
  • Where Died / Buried : Parramatta / St John's Cemetery Parramatta
  • Parents Names :
  • Spouse's Name : Mary Hook
  • Date Married : 1810
  • Where Married : Parramatta
  • Spouse's Parents :
  • Born : 1769
  • Where Born :
  • Occupation :
  • Date Arrived :
  • Died : 1 October 1849
  • Where Died / Buried : Parramatta / St John's Cemetery, Parramatta
  • Descendants
    Area Settled :
     
    Parramatta
    Children :

    History & Achievements :

    Very little is known about Sergeant Daniel Humm
    Sergeant Daniel Humm's Headstone reads as follows (typed as shown on his headstone)
    DANIEL HUMM
    Also
    Died Novr 2n 1827 aged 58 years

    as per register the above was a Sergeant as well with the Veterans

    ( this one is the soldier of the 73rd )
    DANIEL HUMM eldest son of the above

    who died 14th June 1842 aged 47 Years.

    The deceased was a Native of the Colony

    and left in 1814 with th 73rd Regt for / the East

    Indies and after serving three various en
    garments (commencing with the siege and
    Capture of Kandy) during a period of 27 years

    he returned to his Native land rewarded

    with a pension for his service but with

    such an emaciated body worn and
    wounded that it sank shortly after
    his return
    Also
    MARY the wife of the above
    DANIEL HUMM Senr.
    Died Octr 1st 1849 aged 80 years
     
     
     
    References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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