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Private Richard Wayne (c. 1796 ......)

 

Back To . . .48th Foot .The Northamptonshire Regiment

  • Born : circa 1796
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  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 1817
  • Ship Arrived on : on board one of three ships. The" Barque..Matilda ", The HM. ship " Lloyd's " or "Dick" . All three arrived carrying the 48th Regiment in 1817.
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Date of Enlistment : 3rd of May 1813 . 2nd/48th at Congleton aged 17 years
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  • Spouse's Name : Margaret
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  • Children :

    1 . Margaret Wayne (b.1821.....d.)

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    History & Achievements :

    Private Richard Wayne arrived in Australia as part of the North Hamptonshire Regiment (48th Regiment of Foot) contingent, in 1817 on board one of three ships. The" Barque..Matilda ", The HM. ship " Lloyd's " or "Dick" . All three arrived carrying the 48th Regiment in 1817.
    The following has been recorded in regimental records " Detachment 48th Regiment at Macquarie Harbour
    24 June to September 1823. Private Richard Wayne, his wife Margaret , daughter Margaret ( his daughter Margaret was baptised in Launceston November 1821,by Reverend Youl at St John's Church.)
    For his military service he was awarded the General Service Medal with 3 clasps. , naming the battles in
    which he fought with distinction in the Peninsular War under the Duke Of Wellington . His General Service Medal represents the following Battles : Talavera -28/6/1809 : Albuera (16/5/1811) : Salamanca 22/6/1812 :
     
    Reference books :
    Records of the 48th . Mitchell Library ,Sydney,New South Wales.
    The Colonial Garrison 1817-1824 ( Clem Sargent ) published 1996
    Wellington's Military Machine ( Philip J. Haythornthaite) published 1995
     
    e- mail address
    bmchapman@iprimus.com.au
    Copyright B & M Chapman (QLD) Australia
    Last revised: April 15, 2007.