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Private James Marland (c.1779.....1830)

 

Back To . . .48th Foot .The Northamptonshire Regiment

  • Born : circa 1779
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  • Occupation : Carpenter / Soldier
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  • Rank on Discharge : Private ( reduced in Rank from Corporal )
  • Date of Enlistment : 15/8/1803
  • Where Enlisted : Preston
  • Date of Discharge : 24/2/1824
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Died : 24/5/ 1830
  • Where Died / Buried :Sydney /
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    Private James Marland arrived in Australia as part of the North Hamptonshire Regiment (48th
    Regiment of Foot) contingent, one of three ships. "Dick" on 3/11/1817 The" Barque..Matilda ", and HM. ship " Lloyd's " being the other two . He began his military career at the in 1803 aged 24 years.Marland had been a Sergeant at the Battle of Albuera but was reduced in rank to Private. Following his arrival in New South Wales he was promoted to Corporal and this was the rank at the time of his discharge. Corporal Marland spent a lot of time at Cox's River as a sentry and carrying out carpentry works. It was because of these works being carried out for William Cox that Corporal Marland was again reduced in rank back to Private . Like several others he transferred to the 3rd Regiment awaiting discharge .
    Following his discharge he became a Constable at Wallis Plains but resigned this post in January 1828. Marland was appointed as a constable at Pattersons Plains on 24/5/1828.
    He did not recieve the General Service Medal.
     

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    Last revised: April 15, 2007.