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Lance Corporal Benjamin Joyner (born Folwell) (1848......1925..)

 

Back To . . . 12th Foot East Suffolk Regiment

  • Born :  07 January 1848
  • Where Born : Deal, Kent, England
  • Occupation : Soldier / Musician
  • Date Arrived : 03 June 1860 (Embarked at Woolwich 02 Mar 1860)Sydney, NSW
  • Ship Arrived on : Left Sydney.
  • Returned :
  • Rank on Discharge : Lance Corporal
  • Regimental # :  156
  • Date of Enlistment : 03 Jan 1859
  • Where Enlisted : Deal, Kent, England
  • Date of Discharge :  02 Jan 1873
  • Where Discharged :Athlone, Ireland
  • Comments Regarding Army Discharge : Had completed first period of limited engagement, had good conduct badges, and a medal for the New Zealand Wars. Served abroad for 6 years 2 months
  • Died :  01 Sep 1925, 
  • Where Died / Buried : Clayfield, Brisbane 08 Sep 1925, Gladstone, Qld.
  • Parents Names : JOYNER (Folwell ) George  and Sarah Jane Nichols
  • Spouse's Name :  Mary Jane Folwell
  • Date Married : 19 January 1873
  • Where Married : St Mildred’s Church, Canterbury, Kent, England
  • Born :  17 January 1851
  • Where Born : Canterbury, Kent, England
  • Occupation : Soldiers Wife
  • Date Arrived : 03 May 1873
  • Ship Arrived on :  "Storm King" (with husband, Ben, and baby son born at sea)
  • Died : 25 September 1938, in Gladstone
    Where Died / Buried :  26 September  1938, Gladstone, Qld.
  • Parents Names : : John Folwell and Mary Devall
  • Descendants
    Information was kindly by :Val Messer valmess@b130.aone.net.au

    Area Settled :

    Gladstone, Qld.

    Children :

    Roland George Joyner (1873-1872);
    Percy Harry Folwell Joyner (1874-1925);
    Arthur Benjamin Folwell Joyner (1876-1941);
    Ernest John Folwell Joyner (1878-1965);
    Edith Mary Jane Joyner (1880-1931);
    Amy Blanche Joyner (1883-1971);
    Gordon Victor Joyner (1893-1894)

    History & Achievements :

    Benjamin Joyner was born Benjamin George Nichols Folwell.  His father, George, assumed the name Joyner on enlistment in the 12th Regt.  ‘Joyner’ was the maiden name of George’s mother.  During his service in the 12th Regt. Ben Joyner was a Bandsman. After leaving the Qld Police Ben was employed in the Drapery business, finally opening his own business in Gladstone.  He was also well known in Central Qld. as a member of the Oddfellows Lodge.

     
    References
    Sources; - Ben’s Army Account Book, birth, marriage & death certificates, Shipping records, Ben’s discharge certificate from the 12th Regt, and his certificate of resignation from the Qld. Police.
    Family Members, Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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    Last revised: Wednesday, 03 September 2008 11:54:31