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Major George De-Winton (.........)

 

Back to . . . 99th Foot Wiltshire Duke of Edinburgh Regiment

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  • Date of Discharge : 1898
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  • Spouse's Name : Fanny
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    The Inscription on the Headstone of,
    George Wade William De Winton
    Only child of Major George Jean de Winton and Fanny De Winton. 99th Regiment. Buried at Norfolk Island Cemetery. Grave 27.
    Sacred to the Memory of
    George Wade William
    only child of
    George and Fanny de Winton who
    departed
    this life 13 January 1850
    aged eleven months and twenty five days.
    George Jean de Winton, the father of the child buried in this grave, was a young officer who served on Norfolk Island with his family from September 1848 to January 1850 , and a further two years from 1851 to 1853. He spent his whole career with the 99th or Duke of Edinburgh' s Regiment, was known throughout as Chateau de Winton, and in 1898, when he was a retired major-general, he published a book titled Soldiering 50 Years Ago - Australia in the 40's
     
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