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Sergeant William Lees (1822.....1864)

 

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  • Born : 20th December 1822
  • Where Born : Kilrush, Co. Clare, Ireland,
  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Date Arrived : unknown but between 1852 and 1855
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  • Rank on Discharge : Sergeant
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  • Died :, 15th January 1864  Sydney
  • Where Died / Buried : St Jules Church of England Randwick N.S.W
  • Parents Names : Thomas Lees (b.1787......d 1865) & Elizabeth O'Grady (b.1793.......d.1859 )
  • Spouse's Name : Martha Baker
  • Born : 31st October 1826
  • Where Born : Sheerness, Kent, England
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  • Date Arrived : Between 1852 and 1855 with husband William and 2 sons
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  • Died : 1 January 1895
  • Where Died / Buried : Redfern N.S.W
  • Date Married : 20 August 1849
  • Where Married : Isle of Sheepy Kent
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  • Descendants
     
    Information kindly supplied by Greg Lees greglees@ispdr.net.au
    Area Settled :
     
    Children :

    William Baker Lees (b.3 August 1850.Chatham....d.22 April 1892 )

    James Frances Lees (b.5 August 1852.Hythe ....d.18 April 1880 )

    Thomas Lees (b.4 May 1855 .Sydney.....d28 October 1855 )

    Martha Lees (b.18 July 1856.Sydney......d.23 April 1942  ) m Thomas Gleeson Paddington N.S.W.

    Thomas Denis Lees (b.4 August 1858.Sydney........d.28 April 1882)

    Elizabeth Lees (b.27 June.1860.Sydney....d.)

    Maria Baker Lees (b.28 May 1862.......d.6 January 1885)

    History & Achievements :

    Brother  LEES John James , .

    FUNERAL.-The Friends of the late Mr. WILLIAM LEES, brother of J. Lees, sergeant-major V R, are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral, on SUNDAY AFTERNOON, 17th; the procession to move from his late residence, Elizabeth-street South, to the Randwick Cemetery, at half-past 2 o'clock. THOMAS DIXON, undertaker.
    Cite: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13096407
     Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842-1954), Saturday 16 January 1864, page 12

     

    References
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13096404
     Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842-1954), Saturday 16 January 1864, page 1
    Family Members, Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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