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  Private William Finlay (c.1807.....1890.)

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Enrolled Military Pensioners Force Western Australia and Tasmania
  • Born  : 5 June 1807
  • Where Born :  Dundee , Co Forfar
  • Occupation :   Cotton Spinner / Soldier
  • Date Arrived :  1 June 1850
  • Ship Arrived on : " Scindian   "
  • Where Arrived :  Fremantle
  • Age when arrived :   40
  • Marital Status:  Married
  • Rank on Discharge :  Private
  • Date Enlistment ( E.P.F ) c.1849
  • Where Enlisted ( E.P.F ) :  England
  • Date Discharge  ( E.P.F ) :
  • Where Discharged ( E.P.F ): Perth Western Australia
  • Previous Regiments : 78th   97th Regiment
  • Transferred : 97th Regiment
  • Regimental Number:  624
  • Date Enlistment 78th  :16 August 1822 age 15
  • Where Enlisted 78th: Ulster
  • Transfer Date  97th : 25th September 1828
  • Date Discharge  97th: 10 August 1847
  • Where Discharged  97th:Chatham aged 40 Years
  • Rank reached : Sergeant 9th May 1842
  • Total Line Service :    24 years 218 days
  • Died : 11 June 1890 aged 80  
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  • Where Died / Buried :  Dalkieth Western Australia
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  • Spouse's Name :  Marjory
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  • Date Arrived :  1 June 1850
  • Ship Arrived on : " Scindian   "
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  • Descendants
    Area Settled :
    Perth Western Australia
    Children :
    William (b.1840.Dublin.. d.16.6.1886 ) m 6.2.1861 Sarah Coppin  ( James and Charlotte Chopin ) arrived on board "Diadem" 1842
     
    History & Achievements :

     

    William arrived with his wife and 3 of their 5 children
    78th Regiment known as the Rosshire Buffs
    97th Regiment known as the Earl of Ulsters

     

    References
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    Copyright B & M Chapman (QLD) Australia
    Last revised: March 20, 2009.