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Private Edward Munday (c1784.....1832)

 

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The New South Wales Corps. ( Rum Corps. ) "Renamed 102nd Regiment
73rd Regiment 1st Battalion Highland
  • Born : Circa 1784
  • Where Born : Stonehouse, Plymouth
  • Occupation : Nailer / Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 26/1/1788
  • Ship Arrived on : " Sirius "
  • Rank attained : Private
  • Date of Enlistment :26. July 1802
  • Where Enlisted : Norfolk Island
  • Date of Discharge : 26. Oct 1791
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Died : 4. May 1832
  • Where Died / Buried :Clarence Plains, Rokeby Tasmania
  • Parents Names : Marine Private John Munday (b.c.1760......d. ) & Ann Munday
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    This information was kindly supplied by Ann Daniel
    E-mail address atdaniel@australis.aunz.com
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    Port Dalrymple
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    History & Achievements :
    Edward Munday enlisted as a member of the Royal New South Wales Regiment. He arrived in Australia with his family as part of the First Fleet . He was on board the ship " Sirius" and it was on this ship he left England for Australia. Discharged from The Royal New South Wales Regiment he enlisted as a member of the 73rd Regiment . He sailed with his Regiment and fought in Ceylon at the Siege of Kandy and the defeat of the Ceylonese King. Eventually discharged from the 73rd Regiment he returned to Tasmania where he recieved a grant of 30 acres at South Esk River Port Dalrymple. In 1832 a tree fell upon him and he died
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    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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