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William Jamison Jnr (.1791......)

Back To . . .The New South Wales Corps. ( Rum Corps. ) "Renamed 102nd Regiment
  • Born : 28th June 1791
  • Where Born : board ship " Queen "
  • Occupation : Soldier /
  • Date Arrived : 5 December 1791
  • Ship Arrived on : " Queen "
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Date of Enlistment : , 6 December 1796
  • Where Enlisted : Sydney
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  • Parents Names : Sergeant Major William Jamison
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  • Some information Kindly supplied byMaxwell S Kingsley E-mail Address samax1@bigpond.com

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    William Jamison jnr was born on board the ship " Queen " at sea prior to its arrival in Sydney. He was recorded as being the Youngest recruit ever recruited into the New South Wales Corps. He was 5 years of age when recruited as a Drummer . Attached to Captain Grose's company from 1796 till 1808. Transfered to Captain Cummings in 1808. Returning to England during may of 1810. He attained the rank of Private in 1807 and Corporal in 1808

    One of three soldiers to have been the first Australians to serve abroad..(1)

    References
    1. Statham'  Pamela    "A Colonial Regiment"

    Family Members, Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia

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