MAKER – George Royal Marines

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1853 Possible Court Martial Plymouth Division Royal Marines

Adelaide Sick List

NameMAKER – George
Regiment (s)Royal Marines
Regiment Number (s) 6986 (Pay book number 1300)
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1844 HMS Victory
Description – Height
Not yet known
Overseas Service/DurationNot yet known
Length of Service9 years
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate
15 September 1853
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 1826
Date/Place of Baptism14 Jul 1826 St Mary, Portsea, Hampshire
(Parents reside Jacobs Row)
Date/Place of Birth
(1844 Attestation record -resides Jacobs Row, Landfort, Hampshire)
Date/Place of Birth
M 27 July 1812 St Mary’s Portsea, Hampshire
SiblingsAnn Meeker (sic) bap 26 September 1813 St Mary, Portsea, Hampshire
John Edmund bap 21 May 1820 St Mary, Portsea, Hampshire
Sarah bap 17 March 1822 St Mary, Portsea, Hampshire
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 Jacobs Row, Landport Southern, Portsea: John Meaker (sic) aged 60 a brick layer, Edmund aged 20 a bricklayer and George aged 15 no occupation – all born in the County of Hampshire

1853 March 3 – Possible Court Martial / Trial – ADM194/22 – When confined to quarters absconded

1855 July on Sick List of the Adelaide