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Marine Private Thomas Dukes (........)

 

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  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 26. Jan . 1788
  • Ship Arrived on : " Sirius "
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
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  • Date of Discharge : 12 March 1791
  • Date Joined 102nd .: 6 May 1793
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
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    Bankstown
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    History & Achievements :

    Thomas Dukes began his military life as a member of the 14th Portsmouth Company Division of the Royal
    Marines. . Following his arrival Thomas was sent via the "Golden Grove" to Norfolk Island on the 10th of October 1788 . Following his discharge he recieved a grant of 60 acres at the Arthur's Vale Queenborough Norfolk Island . On the 30th of March 1793 Thomas left Norfolk Island by the ship " Chesterfiled " and on May the 6th of that year enlisted in the Royal New South Wales Regiment . Following his eventual discharge he became a Constable at Bankstown
     
     
    References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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