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Marine Private John Rice (.......)

 

Back To . . The Royal Marines
The New South Wales Corps. ( Rum Corps. ) "Renamed 102nd Regiment
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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 : 11. Dec 1792
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Enlistment R.N.S.W. Reg : Arpil . 1792
  • Date of Discharge :9. April 1797
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  • Spouse's Name : Ann Haper
  • Born : Circa 1772
  • Where Born England
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  • Date Arrived : 1789
  • Ship Arrived on : " Lady Julian "Convict
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    History & Achievements :

    John Rice enlisted as a member of the 33rd 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 Campbell's company.Discharging from the marines, he enlisted in the Royal New South Wales Regiment . He recieved 25 acres of land at Iron Cove Creek . No further record has been found.
    References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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