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  Ships transporting the 96th Regiment

Some of these ships carried members of the 96th Regiment  to Australia. Some soldiers Transfered from earlier  Regiments  in Australia and they will be listed on their ships 
We are attempting to place each soldier of the 96th Regiment, who arrived  on board their respective Ship. It does not represent all soldiers only those who may have settled.
We have omitted convicts from these pages as the site is dedicated to the Soldiers.
It is not intended to justify or condone the actions or behaviour of some of the military or the civilian contractors in any form, and should not be taken that way.
Information regarding convicts can be found on the following site :
During 1839 instructions had been received for the 96th Regiment to be held in readiness to embark in detachments for New South Wales, supplying convict guards on different vessels employed on this duty: and as a result the regiment sailed from England in no fewer than 26 different parties as follows:
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Soldiers of the 99th  Regiment on board who may have stayed. Some were convicts who later enlisted.

"Surry "
Arrived  16. August . 1834 Victoria
JOHNSTON Francis
"Princess Royal "
Arrived 30 January.1836  Victoria

GUTTERIDGE James

"Barossa"
Left England Jul 4th, 1839 ..Arrived  8th December . 1839
Lt Chambers 17 other ranks
CLINCH Thomas , . CROWHURST Thomas , . CHAMBERS/CHAMBRES
TREAZICKER Leonard
Canton
29th Aug, 1839
Lt Scovell 40 other ranks
 

 

Nautilus
Sailed from England 5th Sep, 1839 arrived  9 February 1840
Lt de Meuron and 17 other ranks
BRUNDLE William
HEREMAN Harriman, Herraman,Herriman, James
Woodbridge
1st Sep, 1839
Asst. Surg. Murray 17 other ranks

 

Augusta Jesse
7th Oct, 1839
Cptn. Hill 19 other ranks

 

Mangles
21st Oct, 1839
Sgnt. Drake 18 other ranks

 

"Manderin"
7th Feb, 1840
Lt. Nicholson 16 other ranks

 

" Asia "
17th April, 1841 Arrived  5th August . 1841
Lt.-Cln. Cairncross 44 other ranks
 
" Maitland "
27th Feb, 1840  Arrived 15th July 1840
Cptn. Richmond 17 other ranks
 
" King William "
25th Mar, 1840 Arrived  18th August . 1840
Sgnt. Moore 15 men

 

Pekoe
29th May, 1840
Lt. Currer 29 other ranks

 

Eden
22nd June, 1840
Ens. Pierce 30 other ranks

 

Egyptian
24th July, 1840
Lt. Hugonin 29 other ranks

 

Lord Lynedock
14th Aug, 1840
Cptn. Butler 29 other ranks

 

Hindoostan
18th Sep, 1840
Lt. Barclay 30 other ranks

 

Lady Raffles
24th Oct, 1840
Ens. Swetenham 30 other ranks

 

British Sovereign
18th Nov, 1840
Cptn. Jones 30 other ranks

 

Duncan
24th Nov, 1840
Lt. the Hon. J Stourton 41 other ranks

 

Layton
19th Mar, 1841
Qtm. Fox 42 other ranks

 BUCK  Richard George 

Waverley
20th Mar, 1841
Cptn. Bush 41 other ranks

 

Westmoreland
6th May, 1841 not recorded
not recorded

 

David Clarke
6th June, 1841
Ens. Lambert 40 other ranks

 

Lord Goderich14th June, 1841
Brevet Major Robertson 30 other ranks. The ship master was Wm. Mills and the Surgeon Superintendent was Jas. Baird. The first 20 detachments landed in Sydney, New South Wales whilst the remaining six proceeded to Van Diemen's Land and disembarked in Hobart between September 1841 and February 1842.arrived at Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land on the 18th of November 1841.

 

Prince Regent
1st July, 1841
Brevet Major Cheape 39 other ranks

 

Barrossa
13th Aug, 1841
30 non-commissioned officers and men
TREAZICKER Leonard

 

Tortoise
15th Aug, 1841
Major Cumberland 99 other ranks
Some information recorded about the "Tortoise"  Lesley Albertson
HAMPTON Edward

"Egyptian "

Arrived  1843

PARTINGTON James

"Hyberdad "

Arrived   4th November 1843

Detachment comprising 1 captain, 2 subalterns and 241 privates arrived on 4th November 1843 Launceston  ship Hyderabad. The detachment under the command of Captain Snodgrass embarked at Gravesend on 29th June 1843.

 

References
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