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Marine Private James Reiley (...1801)

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  • Born : Circa 1759
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  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 26/1/1788
  • Ship Arrived on : " Scarborough "
  • Rank attained : Marine Private
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  • Where Enlisted : Plymouth
  • Date of Discharge : 4 . Feb . 1792
  • Where Discharged : Norfolk Island
  • Died : 15 Oct 1801
  • Where Died / Buried : Norfolk Island
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  • Spouse's Name : Mary Phillips
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    Area Settled :
    Norfolk Island
    Children :
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    2 .
    3
     
     

    History & Achievements :

    James Reiley enlisted as a member of the 58th Plymouth Company. He was stationed on board the ship " Scarborough" and it was on this ship he left England for Australia. Upon his arrival in Sydney he served as a member of Captain James Meredith's company, . March of 1790 he was sent to Norfolk Island via the ship" Sirius " he served on the island till his discharge. Following discharge he recieved a grant of 45 acres at Creswell .
    References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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