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Marine Private Peter Dargin ( Dargan) (.c.1759.....)

 
Back to . . .The Royal Marines
The New South Wales Corps. ( Rum Corps. ) "Renamed 102nd Regiment
Royal New South Wales Vetrans Regiment
  • Born : circa 1759
  • Where Born : Leasershill , Dublin Ireland
  • Occupation : Shoe maker / Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 26th Jan 1788
  • Ship Arrived on : " Alexander "
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Date of Enlistment :
  • Where Enlisted : Plymouth
  • Date of Discharge : 7 April 1792
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Date of Enlistment R.N.S.W.reg : 8. April 1792
  • Where Enlisted : Sydney
  • Date of Discharge : 6. April 1800
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Enlisted Royal Veterans :24 April 1810
  • Date of Discharge : 1823
  • Died :
  • Where Died / Buried :
  • Parents Names :
  • Spouse's Name : Mary Warren
  • Born : Circa 1771
  • Where Born :
  • Occupation :
  • Date Arrived : 1789
  • Ship Arrived on : "Lady Juliana"
  • Died : 15. November. 1815
  • Where Died / Buried : Hawksbury
  • Date Married :
  • Where Married : Sydney
  • Spouse's Parents :
  • Descendants
    Area Settled :
    Muklgrave Place
    Children :
    1. Mary Ann Dargin (b.25/8/1793. Sydney ....d)
     

    History & Achievements :

     
    Peter Dargin enlisted in the Royal Marines as a member of the 14th Portsmouth Company
    Peter was stationed on board the "Alexander" and on the ship set sail for Australia. Upon his arrival he was attached to Captain James Campbell's Company. Transferred to Captain John Shea's Company . On March the 12th 1788 he was punished with 100 lashes for breach of trust. He eventually discharged from the Marines and enlisted in the Royal New South Wales Regiment. On December the 3rd 1789 he recieved a grant of 25 acres at Lane Cove. During May of 1796 he was transferred to Norfolk Island. Discharging in 1806, he enlisted in the Royal Veteran's Corps and served at Liverpool, eventually discharging from military life in 1823
     
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  • References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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