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Marine Private Humphrey Evans (.......1805)

Back To . . .The Royal Marines
The New South Wales Corps. ( Rum Corps. ) "Renamed 102nd Regiment
Royal New South Wales Vetrans Regiment
  • Born :
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  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 26th Jan 1788
  • Ship Arrived on : " Friendship "
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Date of Enlistment :
  • Where Enlisted : Plymouth
  • Date of Discharge :
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Date of Enlistment R.N.S.W.Reg : 1792
  • Where Enlisted : Sydney
  • Date of Discharge : 3. Dec.1794
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Died : 1. August 1805
  • Where Died / Buried : Seven Hills
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  • Spouse's Name : Mary Dicks
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  • Died : 10 November 1820 aged 62
  • Where Died / Buried : Hawksbury
  • Date Married : 12. April 1793
  • Where Married : Sydney
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  • Descendants
    Area Settled :
    Toongabbie, Seven Hills
    Children :
    2 children names unknown at present

    History & Achievements :

     
    Humphrey Evans enlisted in the Royal Marines as a member of the 15th Plymouth Company
    Humphrey was stationed on board the " Friendship " and on the ship set sail for Australia. Upon his arrival he was attached to Captain John Shea's Company. .He eventually discharged from the Marines and enlisted in the Royal New South Wales Regiment.
    He recieved a grant of 25 acres at Lane Cove. While working on his land he went to Seven Hills to cut timber,a large tree fell on his chest and he was killed.
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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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