Marine Private Michael
- Michael Tolan enlisted in the
Royal marines as part of the 55th Portsmouth Company. He
served as part
- of the convict guard on board the
ship "Friendship" prior to its departure from
England. Following his arrival he served a part of Watkin
Tench's Company. On the 30th of April 1789 he and Private . Edward Odgers . disappeared in the bush while looking
for food. Their bodies were never recovered.
- It is not know whether any of his
family settled or if he had any family in Australia.
- Military records ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters,
Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library
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