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Corporal David King (c1789.......)

Back To . . . 51st Foot.2nd Yorkshire , West Riding Light Infantry Regiment
  • Born : c1789
  • Where Born : Dunferline, Fife
  • Occupation : Weaver / Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 30th December 1838 Van Diemans Land 
  • Ship Arrived on :" Portsea" 
  • Rank attained : Corporal
  • Date of Enlistment : 11 July 1816  101st Regiment  Foot  Volunteered On Reduction of 101st to transfer 51st Regiment 11 July 1816
  • Where Enlisted : Portsmouth
  • Date of Discharge :- 24 October1843 aged 54
  • Where Discharged : Hobart
  • Died : 18th October 1848
  • Where Died / Buried :
  • Parents Names :
  • Spouse's Name : Isabelle McIntosh
  • Born : c1796
  • Where Born :
  • Occupation : Soldiers wife
  • Date Arrived : 30th December 1838 Van Diemans Land 
  • Ship Arrived on :" Portsea" 
  • Date Married : 1818
  • Where Married :
  • Died : 1873 age 77.
  • Where Died / Buried : Cornelian Bay Cemetery Hobart 
  • Spouse's Parents :
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    Descendants

    This information Kindley supplied by  Lindsay King   Lindsay King

     

    Fay Lawrence f.lawrence@bigpond.com

    Area Settled :
    Hobart
    Children :
     John, migrated to Melbourne in 1857 on 'Medway'.
    History & Achievements :
     Promoted from corporal to colour sergeant 1813, Reduced to private in 1832 ,possible court martial (hard to read), Promoted to corporal in 1838 before embarking for with wife Isabel (McIntosh, IGI states married) and children, possibly five 
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