Marines, Alexander 1788

List of the Marines who arrived at Port Jackson aboard the Alexander 1788.

Archer, Isaac: Private, Marines 20th (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain Campbell’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Asky, Richard, Private, Marines 41st Company, assigned to Captain Campbell’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Baxter, William:  Private, Marines 32nd (Portsmouth) Company assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Meredith’s Company Port Jackson Garrison, William was sent to Norfolk Island arriving aboard HM Supply Mar 1790.

Bishop, Elias: Private, Marines 17th (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Tench’s Company Port Jackson Garrison. Elias was sent to Norfolk Island arriving aboard HMS Sirius in Mar 1790

Bramage, Thomas: Private, Marines 53rd (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Meredith’s Company Port Jackson Garrison

Brannon, John: Private, Marines 50th Company, assigned to Captain Campbell’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Brough, Ralph: Private, Marines 5th Company, assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Tench’s Company Port Jackson Garrison, sent to Norfolk Island arriving aboard HM Supply in June 1789.

Dargin, Peter: Private, Marines 14th (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain Campbell’s Company Port Jackson Garrison, transferred to to Captain Shea’s Company, Port Jackson Garrison in Sept 1788.

Dew, William: Private, Marines 23rd Company, assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Tench’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Dinger, Edward: Private, Marines 59th (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain Campbell’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Fishburn, Andrew: Private, Marines 35th (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain Shea’s Company, Port Jackson Garrison, Andrew was sent to Norfolk Island arriving aboard HMS Sirius in Mar 1790.

Furzer, James: 1st Lieutenant, Marines 62nd Company, transferred from HMS Sirius to the Alexander (HMS Sirius Muster), Collins recorded the Scarborough in Oct 1787.

Goodall, William: Corporal,  Marines 6th (Plymouth) Company, assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Meredith’s Company Port Jackson Garrison, sent to Norfolk Island arriving aboard HMS Sirius in Mar 1790.

Grant, James: Drummer, Marines 55th (Portsmouth) Company. assigned to Captain Campbell’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Hailey, John: Private, Marines 26th Company, assigned to Captain Shea’s Company Port Jackson Garrison, John was sent to Norfolk Island arriving aboard HM Supply in Mar 1790;

Harp, Thomas: Private, Marines 5th Company, assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Meredith’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Johnstone, John: 1st Lieutenant, Marines 39th Company, he was sent to Norfolk Island arriving aboard HMS Sirius in March 1790

Jones, John: Private, Marines 23rd (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain Campbell’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Kennedy, John: Sergeant, Marines 58th Company, embarked aboard the Prince of Wales with his wife Mary, they were transferred to the Alexander on the voyage to NSW on 9 Aug 1787. John was assigned to Captain Shea’s Company Port Jackson Garrison. Apr 1788: John was demoted to the rank of Private, he later returned to his rank of Sergeant by Sept 1788; however he was again demoted to Private on 20 Jan 1789. Scott wrote: 1789. Sidney Cove. Port Jackson: Jany 20th Tuesday: Jno. Kennadey. Serjt Reduced to privt by the Sentince of a Court Martial.[1] John and Mary both went to Norfolk Island aboard HMS Sirius in Mar 1790.

Kirby, James: Private, Marines 5th (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain Shea’s Company Port Jackson Garrison, he was sent to Norfolk Island arriving aboard HM Supply in Mar 1790

Knight, Isaac: Sergeant, Marines 8th (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain Campbell’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Lewis, Joseph: Private, Marines 11th (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain Shea’s Company Port Jackson Garrison, sent to Norfolk Island arriving aboard HM Supply in June 1789.

McCalden, Joseph: Private, Marines 23rd Company, assigned to Captain Shea’s Company Port Jackson Garrison, sent to Norfolk Island arriving aboard HM Supply in June 1789.

McEwan, Patrick, Private, Marines 20th (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain Shea’s Company Port Jackson Garrison, then assigned to HMS Sirius ship’s Marine accompaniment on 16 Sept 1788, once aboard HMS Sirius at the time of her shipwreck 19 Mar 1790, he returned to Sydney from Norfolk Island aboard HM Supply 24 Mar 1790, Patrick died 6 Sept 1790 at Sydney Hospital.

Pugh, John: Private, Marines 17th (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Meredith’s Company Port Jackson Garrison, he was sent to Norfolk Island arriving aboard HM Supply in Mar 1790.

Roberts, William: Private, Marines 56th (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Tench’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

Shairp, James Maitland: 1st Lieutenant, Marines.

Smith, William: Corporal , Marines 38th (Portsmouth) Company, assigned to Captain Shea’s Company Port Jackson Garrison

Thomas, Samuel: Private, Marines 57th (Plymouth) Company, was originally aboard HMS Sirius and transferred to the Alexander in Oct 1787, assigned to Captain-Lieutenant Meredith’s Company Port Jackson Garrison.

[1] James Scott `Remarks on a passage Botnay bay 1787′, 13 May 1787 – 20 May 1792.

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