Marine Private Luke
- Luke Haynes enlisted in the Royal
marines as part of the 14th Portsmouth Company. He served
as part of
- the convict guard on board the
ship "Scarborough " prior to its departure from
England. Luke sailed with the ship to Port Jackson and
arrived as part of the first Fleet and was described as
- On March th 27th 1789, Luke and
five other marines were executed. The execution was
carried out for the persistent theft of Government stores.
(They mainly stole grog.) Unfortunately Buried beside tree executed on
Standard Practice ( Un Hollowed Ground).
- It is not know whether any of his
family settled or if he had any family in Australia.
Royal marine 55th Portsmouth Company, Scarborough 26 January 1788. Part of a group
of marines that were executed for persistent theft of Government stores,
buried beside execution tree.
At 9 OClock in the Morning the Sentince past, on
the Above Prisoners Was put In Exacution; In Consaquence of Jos Hunt
Convicting the Six Afforesaid prisoners, he Was pardone,d — (sic) Scott:
- (1) Scott, James. Remark on a passage Botnay [sic] bay 1787,
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