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Colour Sergeant Thomas Ashton (.....1848.)

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

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  • Occupation : Soldier /
  • Date Arrived : 30 August 1817
  • Ship Arrived on : The Dick
  • Rank on Discharge : Colour Sergeant
  • Date of Enlistment : 15August 1803
  • Where Enlisted : Blackburn
  • Date of Discharge :24 February 1824
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Died : 1848
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  • Where Married : England
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  • ASHTON, Thomas ED 26736 Death
    Age at Death: 44
    Index Year: 1828
    Reg Year: 1828 Reg State: New South Wales
    Ref Number: V182826 149 Parish: Sydney, St James', Church of England

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    ASHTON, Thomas ED 26737 Death
    Age at Death: 44
    Index Year: 1829
    Reg Year: 1829 Reg State: New South Wales
    Ref Number: V18298309 2C Parish: Sydney, St James', Church of England

    ASHTON, Thomas ED 26738 Death
    Age at Death: 29
    Index Year: 1829
    Reg Year: 1829 Reg State: New South Wales
    Ref Number: V1829251 127 Parish: Sydney, St Mary's, Roman Catholic
    ASHTON, Thomas ED 26739 Death
    Age at Death: 29
    Index Year: 1829
    Reg Year: 1829 Reg State: New South Wales
    Ref Number: V1829258 127 Parish: Sydney, St Mary's, Roman Catholic
    ASHTON, Thomas ED 26740 Death
    Age at Death: 29
    Index Year: 1829
    Reg Year: 1829 Reg State: New South Wales
    Ref Number: V1829242 128 Parish: Sydney, St Mary's, Roman Catholic
    ASHTON, Thomas ED 26741 Death
    Age at Death: 29
    Index Year: 1829
    Reg Year: 1829 Reg State: New South Wales
    Ref Number: V1829204 128 Parish: Sydney, St Mary's, Roman Catholic
    ASHTON, Thomas ED 26742 Death
    Age at Death: 44
    Index Year: 1829
    Reg Year: 1829 Reg State: New South Wales
    Ref Number: V18291235 13 Parish: Sydney, St James', Church of England

     

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    Colour Sergeant Thomas Ashton arrived in Australia as part of the North Hamptonshire Regiment (48th
    Regiment of Foot) contingent, on board the ship "Dick" on 3/11/1817 one of three ships. The" Barque..Matilda ", and HM. ship " Lloyd's " being the other two .
    Following 21 years of service Thomas discharged 24/2/1824 on a pay rate of one shilling and seven pence. During the month of September 1824 he is being shown as being in charge of the Military Canteen at Sydney Barracks. Thomas was
     issued 100 acres of land (where exactly at this point is unknown.)
    There is no record of Thomas being issued the General Service Medal For his military service.

     

     
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