Marine Private John
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Where Born :
Occupation : Soldier
Date Arrived : 26. Jan 1788
Ship Arrived on : "Alexander"
Rank on Discharge : Private
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Date of Discharge :
Where Discharged :
. March 1793
Died : 1831
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& Achievements :
- John Jones enlisted in the Royal
Marines as a member of the 23rd Portsmount Company and
- stationed on board the ship "Alexander"
It was on this ship he arrived in Australia .
- John served as part of Captain
James Meredith's company. He discharged from the marines
and enlisted in the Royal New South Wales Regiment.
Granted 25 acres at Petersham in September of 1795. He
recieved many grants of land as follows 100 acres at
Toongabbie, 80 acres at Evan, 30 acres at Prospect and 60
acres at Parramatta In 1828 he was recorded as being in
the Sydney Benevolent Asylum. He disappears from records
after this date .
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- Last revised: May 22, 2003.