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Sergeant Patrick / Peter Mangan arrived in Australia as part of the Royal Veteran Corps on the 16/5/1828. His previous military service was 14 years with an unknownRegiment . He enlisted as a member of number 3 company of this Regiment . Number 3 company was transferred to Tasmania arriving on board the ship "John Barry " 26th of August 1828 with Patrick serving there until his discharge. Following his discharge, Patrick requested his land grant. This request was for 100 acres at Clarence Plains. The land approved was 100 acres at Ralphs Bay. Patrick disposed of the land to one L.Morrison on the 6th of April 1832.
Sergeant Patrick / Peter Mangan"s Obituary "Launceston Advertiser 2nd of April 1840
" We have another to add to the list of those whose imtemperance has hurried to eternity. On Tuesday evening an elderly man named Patrick Mangan, while proceeding out of town about 5 o'clock met with his death by upsetting of a cart in which he was riding. The body was found upon the road about 4 miles out of town and conveyed to the Colonial Hospital. An inquest was held of the "Scottish Chief " (Inn) and the verdict of Accidental Death was recorded. At the inquest he was identified as " Military Pensioner age about 60"
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