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Marine Corporal William Goodall (c.1745...1828)

Back To . . .The Royal Marines
The New South Wales Corps. ( Rum Corps. ) "Renamed 102nd Regiment
 
  • Born : Circa 1745
  • Where Born : Gaevald Heddington , East Lothian Scotland
  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 26th Jan 1788
  • Ship Arrived on : " Alexander "
  • Rank on Discharge : Corporal .
  • Date of Enlistment : Dec 1777
  • Where Enlisted : Plymouth
  • Date of Discharge : 4. March 1790
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Date of Enlistment R.N.S.W.Reg : 6. April 1792
  • Where Enlisted : Sydney
  • Date of Discharge : 6 April 1797
  • ReEnlisted : 6 April 1797
  • Transfer Invalid Company : 24. April 1810
  • Date Discharged : 1818
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Died : 10. July 1828
  • Where Died / Buried : St Matthews Church Cemetery Windsor
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  • Spouse's Name : Ann Powell
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  • Date Arrived : Second Fleet Convict
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  • Died :27. April 1818
  • Where Died / Buried : St Matthews Church Cemetery Windsor
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  • Descendants
    David Goodall geewhizz1@bigpond.com
    Area Settled :
    Mulgrave Park., Toongabbie
    Children :
    1 . William Goodall . (bapt. 24/9/1793.....d.1/12/1793)
    2 . Margaret Goodall (b.April 1797....d.9/7/1797

    History & Achievements :

    William Goodall enlisted in the Royal Marines as a member of the 6th Plymouth Company
    . On his arrival he was attached to Captain James Meredith 's Company. William was stationed on board the ship " Alexander" It was on this ship that he arrived in Australia .During his time in the marines he served in the West Indies prior to his departure from England. On the 29th of January for discontent he was reduced in rank to Private but soon obtained his Corporal rank not long after . Sent to Norfolk Island on March the 4th 1790 via the ship "Sirius "left the Island in 1792. He discharged from the Marines and enlisted in the Royal New South Wales Regiment. He served his time and discharged but re-enlisted almost immediately .Recieveing a grant of land at Bankstown of 25 acres at Mulgrave Park also recieved a grant of 270 acres at Toongabbie. Eventually discharged from the 102nd Regiment he joined the Royal N.S.W. Veterans and served at Windsor
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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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