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Private Richard Pilkington (........)

 

Back To . . .96th Foot Manchester Regiment.
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  • Rank on Discharge : Private
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  • Spouse's Name : Mary
  • Born : circa 1801
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  • Died : 17th August 1843. age 42.
  • Where Died / Buried : Norfolk Island / Norfolk Island Cemetery. Grave 101
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  • Information supplied by David S. Jeskie. davidjeskie@optusnet.com.au
    Information supplied by Bev and Greg Kerr. gbkerr@cww.octec.org.au

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    The Inscription on the Headstone of,
    Mary Pilkington.
    Wife of Private Richard Pilkington
    Buried Norfolk Island Cemetery. Grave 101
     
    Sacred to the Memory of
    Mary
    Wife of Richard Pilkington,
    Who died
    Aug 17th 1843 Aged 42 Years
    Weep not for me my children dear
    I am not Dead but sleeping here.
     
    (note)This is one of the graves which has been covered since the last century by drifting sand from Cemetery Bay. It was revealed during excavations in 1970.

     

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    Last revised: June 11, 2003.