I found your email address on the Internet and am making contact in the
That you may be able to give me information about any books or accounts
The Royal Staff Corps, which served during and for a time after the
My interest is that my great-great grandfather was Captain, an officer
in the Royal Staff Corps from 1809. He had nine years on
Full pay and ten on half pay. He came to Australia to take up the
Of Deputy Surveyor-General, which he held from 1829-1852. Another name
Could be added to your list is that of Captain William Dumaresq, who
Came to Australia from about 1827 and died here in 1868. He was a
Officer and close friend of Perry.
I am at present researching Perry with the intention of writing up his
And so am anxious to discover all I can of existing published or
Sources of the Royal Staff Corps and its service, particularly on the
Peninsular and Waterloo, where Perry and Dumaresq served.
Any information you can suggest to me would be very much appreciated.