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Marine Private William Seagar Jones (.......)

 

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  • Born :
  • Where Born : England
  • Occupation : Soldier ,
  • Date Arrived : 26 January 1788
  • Ship Arrived on : " Scarborough "
  • Rank attained : Private
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  • Where Enlisted : Portsmouth
  • Date Enlisted R.N.S.W. Corps : 5 April 1792 Corporal
  • Date of Discharge : 6 April 1797
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
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    History & Achievements :
    William Jones enlisted in the Royal Marines as a member of the 2nd Portsmouth Company,
    . James was stationed on board the " Scarborough " and on the 4th of May 1787 set sail for Australia. Following his arrival he was detached to Captain Watkin Tench's company. John recieved a grant of 25 acres at York Place . No more information has been found, he disappears from records.
     
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    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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