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The King's Own in Australia 1831-37

The King's Own Regiment travelled out to Australia in a number of journeys and each detachment of troops was responsible for the prisoners on board the ship.  Full details do not survive, but the information below does cover all the detachments:

Ship

Date of Embarkation

Date of Arrival New South Wales

Officers In Command of Detachments

Remarks

Jane

25 Mar 1831

7 Nov 1831

Captain George Mason

 

William Glen Anderson

14 May 1831

7 Nov 1831

Major Henry William Breton

 

Larkins

26 May 1831

24 Nov 1831

Captain Thomas Williams

 

Strathfieldsaye

24 Jun 1831

21 Nov 1831

Captain James England

 

Asia

24 Jun 1831

5 Dec 1831

Captain Richard Chetwode

 

Surrey

28 Jun 1831

30 Nov 1831

Captain Waldron (39th Regiment)

 

Lord Lyndock

30 Jun 1831

28 Nov 1831

Captain Richard Henry John Beaumont McCumming

 

Bussorah

19 Jul 1831

14 Dec 1831

Lieutenant William Lonsdale

 

Wm. Fawcett

31 Jul 1831

21 Nov 1831

Ensign Moneypenny

to join Captain Englands detachment at Plymouth

Norfolk

31 Aug 1831

13 Feb 1832

Lieutenant David William John Lardy

14 men of 63rd Regiment.

Asia I

10 Sep 1831

17 Feb 1832

Captain Wilson (63rd Regiment)

14 men of 63rd Regiment.

Elizabeth

13 Sep 1831

25 Feb 1832

Lieutenant Nagle (17th Regiment)

8 men of 17th Regiment.

Capt.Cook

29 Sep 1831

6 Apr 1832

Lieutenant Gibbons (49th Regiment)

8 men of 17th Regiment.

Gilmore

15 Oct 1831

23 Apr 1832

Captain William Huntley Campbell

12 men of 63rd Regiment

Isabella

29 Oct 1831

20 Mar 1832

Captain William Henry Clarke

19 men of 39th Regiment

Portland

29 Oct 1831

30 Mar 1832

Lieutenant Archer (16th Regiment)

14 men of 39th Regiment.

Unknown

28 Jan 1832

30 Jun 1832

Lieutenant Bayles (17th Regiment)

15 men of 17th Regiment

Unknown

7 Jan 1832

11 Jun 1832

Lieutenant Baldwin (3rd Regiment)

10 men of 17th Regiment

Unknown

7 Feb 1832

17 Aug 1832

Captain Reid (45th Regiment)

19 Men of the Provisional Battalion

Unknown

28 Feb 1832

8 Aug 1832

Lieutenant McLeroth (38th Regiment)

14 men of the 63rd Regiment

Unknown

12 Mar 1832

21 Aug 1832

Lieutenant Rose (45th Regiment)

10 men of the 63rd Regiment

Unknown

28 Mar 1832

8 Sep 1832

Lieutenant Hewson

8 men of the Provisional Battalion

Unknown

11 Apr 1832

9 Oct 1832

Lieutenant and Adjutant Alured Tasker Faunce & Assistant Surgeon James Henderson Rolland

 

Clyde

14 Apr 1832

27 Aug 1832

Lieutenant Colonel John Kenneth McKenzie & Quartermaster William Hanna

 

Unknown

21 May 1832

21 Oct 1832

Lieutenant Thomas Faunce & Paymaster John Kirsopp

 

Unknown

24 May 1832

19 Oct 1832

Lieutenant Bullen (30th Regiment)

 

Unknown

1 Jun 1832

20 Oct 1832

Lieutenant Gibson

 

Unknown

26 Jun 1832

19 Nov 1832

Captain Young (30th Regiment)

 

Unknown

14 Jul 1832

25 Jan 1833

Major John Hovenden & Surgeon Thomas Lewis MD

 

 

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