Search billions of records on Ancestry.com
   

Private John Garvin ( Gavin) (c.1817........1842)

Back To . . 21st Royal North British Fusiliers Regiment
  • Born : c. 1817
  • Where Born :
  • Occupation : Soldier, / Musician
  • Date Arrived :
  • Ship Arrived on :
  • Rank on Discharge : 
  • Date of Enlistment :
  • Where Enlisted :
  • Date of Discharge :  July 21 1842 died in service
  • Where Discharged : Hobart, Tasmania
  • Died :    July 21 1842 aged 25
  • Where Died / Buried :  Original burial St David's C of E burial ground
  • Parents Names :
  • Spouse's Name :  FLANNAGAN, Margaret Age: 19
  • Where Born :
  • Born : c.1823
  • Died :
  • Where Died / Buried :
  • Date Married : 20 Jun 1842
  • Where Married : Hobart, Tasmania
  • Born :
  • Where Born :
  • Occupation :
  • Date Arrived :
  • Ship Arrived on :
  • Died :
  • Where Died / Buried :
  • Parents Names :
  •  
  • GARVIN, John CD 315945 Death
    Sex: Male
    Age at Death: 25
    Death Date: 21 Jul 1842
    Reg Year: 1842 Reg State: Tasmania
    Ref Number: 1102
    (1)
  • GARVIN, John CM 345235 Age: 25 Marriage
    Spouse: FLANNAGAN, Margaret Age: 19
    Marriage Date: 20 Jun 1842
    Reg Year: 1842 Reg State: Tasmania
    Ref Number: 1550
    (1)
  • Descendants :
     
    Area Settled :
     
    Children :

    History & Achievements :

    All that is known at present of this soldier is he was a musician with the51st  Regiment a memorial plaque is located at Anglesea Barracks, Hobart, Tasmania  which reads as follows.
    Sacred
    To the memory of
    Robert KELLY
    who died June 26 1842
    Aged 24 years and 6 months
    Also
    John GARVIN
    Who died July 21 1842
    Aged 25 years and 6 months

    Musicians 51 Regiment
    This tribute to their worth and the esteem
    which they merited is erected by their
    Comrades of the Band
    in conjunction with the bereaved widow
    of the latter who had been married but
    one month prior to his decease.

     
     
    Headstone Photograph Supplied by Lee-ann Atkinson
    Original burial St David's C of E burial ground (1804-1872) and all the military headstones came from this burial ground and placed at St David's burial ground after being turned into a park
    , which was officially opened in 1926.
    References
    (1)Australian Vital Record Series 1788 - 1905 Discs 1 to 4
    Family Members, Military records of the Regiment , Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records.
    Military records of the Regiment
    The information is intended for short Historical value only,
    E- mail address
    Refer to Home Page
    Copyright B & M Chapman (QLD) Australia
    Last revised: July 19, 2008.