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James Schofield - Oldham
« on: Saturday 09 September 17 04:01 BST (UK) »
James Schofield b approx 1783 Oldham Lancashire.

Travelled from Cove of Cork Ireland to NSW Australia with 48th Regiment of Foot in 1817.

States in 1821: `18 years a soldier (incl on the continent and 10 years as a NCO, with 5 of those being Pay Sergeant of a company, and commander of different detachments,  of the 48th Regiment of Foot)'

Seeking any information regarding his:

- military service before departing for Australia.
- original attestation/parents.

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