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Private John Smith (c.1815.......1843)

 

Back To . . .96th Foot Manchester Regiment.
  • Born : Circa 1815
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  • Date of Discharge : Died :in service 14th August 1843.
  • Died : 14th August 1843. age 28 years
  • Where Died / Buried : Norfolk Island / Norfolk Island Cemetery. Grave 123
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  • Information supplied by David S. Jeskie. davidjeskie@optusnet.com.au
    Information supplied by Bev and Greg Kerr. gbkerr@cww.octec.org.au

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    The Inscription on the Headstone of
    Private John Smith.
    Sacred to the Memory
    John Smith
    Late Private in H M 96 Reg of Foot
    who departed this life
    August 14 1843
    Aged 28 years
    Farewell dear comrades
    a long Farewell
    Im doomed on earth no more to dwell,
    You read that all both old and young,
    Whose time on earth will not be long
    For like a lily fresh and green
    I am cut down and no more be seen
     
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    Last revised: June 08, 2003.