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Royal Marines 1854 Britains Sea Soldiers Vol 1 by Cyril Field
Adelaide Sick List
NameMAKER – George
Regiment (s)Royal Marines
Regiment Number (s) 6986
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1847 aged 19 at Plymouth, England
Description – Height
Not yet known
Overseas Service/DurationNot yet known
Length of Service6 years
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate 1853
(ADM 157/149/283 Folios 283-285)
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Not yet known
Pension Districtsto 31 July 1854 Taunton or Plymouth
1855 February – 3rd Plymouth
Pension Paid£ 6 0s 0 d per annum expires 31 August 1855
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th April 1855 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ADELAIDE 18th July 1855 Fremantle
Date/Place of Birthc 1827, Somerset, England
(ADM 157/149/283Folios 283-285. George Maker, born Somerset. Attestation papers to serve in the Royal Marines at Plymouth 1847 when aged 19)
Possible Date/Place of Baptism27 September 1827
Stawell, Somerset
Possible Father
Date/Place of Birth
Possible Mother
Date/Place of Birth
SiblingsSee 1841 census in Other Information
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Not yet known
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1841 England Census in Stawell, Moorlinch, Bridgwater, Somerset, has Thomas Maker age 40 an Agricultural Labourer, wife Betsey Maker 45, George 13, Eliza 10, Charles 12, Thomas 4 and Charlotte 2 all born Somerset – HO107/964

1855 July on Sick List of the Adelaide