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Private Dougal McKellar (.1763......1835.)

Back To . . The New South Wales Corps. ( Rum Corps. ) "Renamed 102nd Regiment
73rd Regiment 1st Battalion Highland
Royal New South Wales Veterans Regiment
  • Born : 24. April 1763
  • Where Born : Ardnoc ,Argyll, Scotland
  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Date Arrived : February 1806
  • Ship Arrived on : " Tellicherry"
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Date of Enlistment 74th Reg: 15. November 1787 age 24
  • Where Enlisted :
  • Date of Discharge :18. June 1805
  • Where Discharged : England
  • Date of Enlistment R.N.S.W Reg: 19.June 1805
  • Transferred 73rd Reg :1810
  • Transferred Royal Veterans : 25. May 1814
  • Date of Discharge :1823
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Died : November 1835
  • Where Died / Buried : Windsor / St Matthews Church of England Cemetery Windsor N.S.W
  • Parents Names : Patrick McKellar (b......d.) & Anne McDougall
  • Spouse's Name : Betty Murray (Elizabeth alias Barclay)
  • Where Born :
  • Occupation :
  • Date Arrived : 1809
  • Ship Arrived on : " Aeolus " Convict
  • Date Married :21. March 1815
  • Where Married :Sydney
  • Spouse's Parents :
  • Died :
  • Where Died / Buried :
  • Descendants

    This information was kindly given by Linda Ferguson ,E-mail address

    linfer56@hotmail.com
    Area Settled :
    Windsor
    Children :
    1 . Dougal McKellar (b.7/8/1812......d.1901)
    2 . Peter McKellar ( bapt 26/10/1816.....d.1868)
    3 . Mary McKellar ( bapt 26/10/1816.....d.1890)
    4 . John McKellar (bapt 22/6/1817.....d.1889)
    5 . Jane McKellar ( bapt 29/7/1821........d . 1899,)
    6 . Duncan McKellar ( b.25/3/1825 ........d .1895)

    History & Achievements :

    Dougal McKellar began his military career as a member of the 74th Regiment . He served with this Regiment until he discharged and enlisted in the New South Wales Regiment at Cumberland Fort . He served on board the convict ship " Tellicherry" during its voyage to Port Jackson . Dougal was posted to the Colonel's Company for 19 months and then posted to Captain Crosser's Company.
     
     
    References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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