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Captain William Anthony Skeffington (1816....1842)

 

Back To . . . 80th Foot Staffordshire Volunteers Regiment

  • Born : circa 1816
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  • Occupation : Soldier
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  • Rank on Discharge : Captain
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  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Died : 21/1/1842
  • Where Died / Buried : Parramatta / St John's Cemetery, Parramatta
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    Area Settled :
    Parramatta
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    Very little is know about Captain William Anthony Skeffington
    Contained in the cemetery is the Memorial Tablet of three members of the 80th Regiment which reads as follows:
    To the Memory of
    Captain RONALD MacDONALD
    of the 80th Regiment
    who died at Parramatta
    On the 21st day of August 1841
    aged 41
    And to Captain The Honourable WILLIAM ANTHONY SKEFFINGTON
    of the 80th Regt
    Who died at Parramatta
    on the 21st day of January 1842
    Aged 26 years
    And of
    Surgeon ROBERT TURNBULL
    of the 80th Regt who died at Parramatta
    On the 3rd day of June 1842
    aged 51
    This Tablet is erected by their
    Brother Officers
     

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    Copyright B & M Chapman (QLD) Australia
    Last revised: August 05, 2001.