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Robert Best,Norfolk Island 5Oth Foot Regiment.

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Re: Robert Best,Norfolk Island 5Oth Foot Regiment.

Posted: 6 May 2011 1:45AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Surnames: best
First name(s): Robert
Last name: BEST
Calculated year of birth: 1805
Parish of birth: Mountain
Town of birth: Mountain
County of birth: Ayrshire
Enlisted Glasgow
Age at attestation: 20 years
Attestation date: 20 October 1825
Attestation corps:
Attestation soldier number:
Discharge rank: Private
Discharge corps: 50th Foot
Discharge soldier number: 428
discharged on ill health
5' 7"
Brown Hair
Hazel eyes
Fair complexion

by trade a Weaver

SAYS he contracted hepititas whilst in Norfolk Island - sent to head quarters in Wind[s]on in this colony arrived 28 May 1837

The National Archives reference: WO97 / 636 / 51

only births I can see:

BEST John Baptiste Australia Tasmania 1825
BEST Maria Davis Australia New South Wales 1827
BEST Thomas Davis Unknown Ghuwepore 1834
BEST Margaret Unknown Fort Cox 1836
BEST Mary A Unknown Fort Cox 1836


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