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Private John Grills (1787....1872)

 

Back To . . . Surnames 1st Veterans Company Regiment of Foot : Sydney 1826 - 1833

  • Born : 30. December 1787
  • Where Born : St. Just, Penwith, Cornwall
  • Occupation : Soldier
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  • Date Arrived : 16 September 1826
  • Ship Arrived on : " " Orpheus"
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
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  • Died :23 October 1872
  • Where Died / Buried : Maitland N.S.W
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  • Spouse's Name :Rebecca Perry in
  • Date Married : 18 October 1824
  • Where Married : Sandwich, Kent
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  • Date Arrived : 16 September 1826
  • Ship Arrived on : " " Orpheus"
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    Information Supplied by Julie Brodie juliebrodie@hotmail.com

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    John Grills born 30.12.1787 in St. Just, Penwith, Cornwall. Married Rebecca Perry 18.9.1824 in Sandwich, Kent. He died 23.9.1872 in Maitland N.S.W. I understand that he joined Capt. Robi[n]sons Company in 1825, arrived on the Orpheus, and was sent to the Newcastle outpost. When the Company was disbanded in 1829 he was given a grant of land in Maitland.

    Awarded Military pension 14th July 1830 : Residence shown as New South Wales

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