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Marine Drummer James Grant (........)

 

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  • Born :
  • Where Born : England
  • Occupation : Soldier ,
  • Date Arrived : 26/1/1788
  • Ship Arrived on : " Alexander "
  • Rank attained : Drummer Private
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  • Where Enlisted : Portsmouth
  • Date Transferred R.N.S.W. Corps : 6 April 1792
  • Date of Discharge : 6 April 1797
  • Where Discharged : Norfolk Island
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    History & Achievements :
    James Grant enlisted in the Royal Marines as a member of the 55th Portsmouth Company, as
    a Drummer. James was stationed on board the "Alexander "and on the 4th of May 1787 set sail for Australia. Following his arrival he was detatched to Captain James Campbell's company. James was reduced in rank on the 10th of July 1788 James sailed in October to Norfolk Island on the ship "Daedalus ". No further information has been found
     
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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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