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- The Soldiers listed below a represent the
soldiers who were in Australia on Garrison Duty.
- Some may have settled, some may have not. When it
has been confirmed they settled in Australia they will
receive their own page. If it is confirmed the men
settled in Australia, they will not appear on this
page,they will appear on the surname page.
- If They are listed on this
page, then this is all we know of them .
Back to Surnames of the 12th
Regiment Soldiers who stayed
JACKSON James ", ." JACKSON
Robert ", ." JACKSON William ", ."
JACOBS Samuel ", ."JAMES Thomas ", ."
JAMIESON William ", ." JEFFREY Frederick ",
." JEFFREY James ", ." JESSE William
", ." JESSER William ", ." JEWELL
William ", ." JOHNSON David ", ."
JOHNSON Henry ", ." JOHNSON William ",
." JOHNSTON Henry ", ." JOHNSTON James
", ." JOHNSTON John ", ."JOHNSTON
Robert ", ." JOHNSTON William ", ."
JOHNWOOD Thomas ", ." JONES Charles ",
." JONES Edward ", ." JONES Robert ",
." JONES Robert ", ."JONES William ",
." JUDD Thomas ", ." JESSER Thomas ",
listed as deserting from the Regiment
These men have been
recorded as deserters from the Regiment in which they
served. There is more than a strong possibilty these men
eventually settled. We have included them as they
recieved a description etc,and it may be of help to their
descendants. Today ,we understand why these men deserted,
in some cases they were treated worse than the convicts
20 years; deserted Hobart, 1856. Enlisted Taunton; born
West Hatch, Somerset.
JOHNSTON, John Pte
3255 12th 19.9yrs, 5'7", fresh complexion, light
brown hair, light grey eyes; labourer; born Co Down;
deserted at Ballarat on 13.1.1855.
Pte 3144 12th 20yrs, 5'7", fresh complexion, dark
brown hair, grey eyes; Tailor; born Down; deserted at
Melbourne on 14.11.1854. Remarks - brand "D"
under left arm.
JONES, Edward Pte
12th 21 years; deserted Hobart, 1856. Enlisted Liverpool;
born St Shad's, Salop.
JONES, Reuben Pte
12th 31 years; deserted Hobart 1857. Enlisted
Wolverhampton, born Wellington, Shropshire.
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