HMS Sirius Marines Jan 1788

List of marines of HMS Sirius arriving in NSW Jan 1788 as part of the detachment for NSW as in HMS Sirius Musters, 1786 – 1788, AJCP, Reel 6030, TNA (PRO), ADM 36/10978.

Collins, William (David): Captain of Marines, discharged 17 Feb 1788 to HQ Port Jackson

Petrie, Henry: Sergeant, discharged 17 Feb 1788 to HQ Port Jackson, he died after a long illness 22 Jun 1788. Buried with Military honours, he served with Captain John Shea’s Company.

Parson, Henry: Private, Marines 45th (Plymouth) Company, discharged 29 Jan 1788 to HQ Port Jackson, he was assigned to Captain Shea’s Company, Port Jackson Garrison

Bacon, Samuel: Private, Marines 39th (Plymouth) Company, discharged 9 Feb 1788 to HQ Port Jackson, assigned to Captain Campbell’s Company Port Jackson Garrison, by July 1788 he held the rank of Corporal.

Gilbourne, Andrew: Private,  Marines 6th Company, discharged 29 Jan 1788 to HQ Port Jackson, assigned to Captain Campbell’s Company Port Jackson Garrison, by July 1788 he held the rank of Corporal.

Ross, Alexander: Private, Marines 20th (Portsmouth) Company, discharged 17 Feb 1788 to HQ Port Jackson assigned to Captain Shea’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Radford, Joseph: Private, Marines 25th Company, discharged 29 Jan 1788 to HQ Port Jackson, assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Tench’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Others
Miller, Andrew: Commissary, discharged 17 Feb 1788 to HQ Port Jackson.

Palmer, Christopher: Surplus, transferred to the ships books Seaman Crew No: 209, 17 Feb 1788

Plater, Charles: Servant to Captain Collins by order of the Admiralty, discharged 17 Feb 1788 with his master.

Gunn, George: Private, Marines 36th Company transferred from Lady Penrhyn 30 Mar 1787 to HMS Sirius (as a servant to David Collins). assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Tench’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

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