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  Ships transporting the 99th Regiment

Some of these ships carried members of the 99th 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 99th Regiment, who arrived  on board their respective Ship. It does not represent all soldiers only those who may have settled.
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Soldiers of the 99th  Regiment on board who may have stayed. Some were convicts who later enlisted.

 "Hydrabad"
 Date Arrive 6 March 1845
ARCHER William
NESTOR John
"Ratcliffe"
Date Arrive Swan River. South Australia 30 January 1849
BENNISON Robert William
FLEMING Thomas "

In May 1845 two companies embarked at Sydney, NSW,  "Hydrabad"where the Regiment was then stationed, for New Zealand.

In January, 1846 a re-inforcement of 105 men was sent from HQ. The detachment returned to Sydney August 1847.
Captain Collinson, RE., wrote of this campaign and stated that the 99th detachment never exceeded a total of 360
.

WITHERINGTON John