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Lieutenant William Gordon Ward (.......1820.)

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  • Born :
  • Where Born : Waterford,Ireland,
    Occupation : Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 1820
    Ship Arrived on : " HMS Dromedary"
  • Rank on Discharge : Lieutenant
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  • Died : 1820
  • Where Died / Buried : Sydney
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  • Spouse's Name : Susannah Matilda Baldwin
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  • Died : 4 January 1862
  • Where Died / Buried : Paterson NSW.
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    Information Supplied by robert trueman

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    Children :
    2 . Susanna Matilda married 7 Feb.1832 Lieut.Commander Frederick Bedwell   (b......d.)

    History & Achievements :


    My 3rd great grandfather is said by the family's records to have served under Wellesley (Duke of Wellington) in the Peninsula wars and at Waterloo before coming to Sydney in 1820.
    "...a young lieutenant of the Royal Scarlet infantry Regiment named William Gordon Ward, who hailed from Waterford, Ireland, but of whose parents &c no information has been retained except that they were intimate with the then Sir Arthur Wellesley afterwards Duke of Wellington, my grandfather Ward served under the great Duke in all the Peninsula Wars, and fought at the battle of
    Waterloo,



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    Last revised: December 04, 2004.