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With the exception of the 63rd Regiment, the officers and men of the eight infantry detachments serving in the Swan River Colony first made landfall in one of the other Colonies. Some were raw recruits when they left Britain but most were experienced soldiers. Near enough to 1,200 Redcoats served in Western Australia and over 160 took their Army discharges and settled in that State. This would have been the case for countless other soldiers who served and settled in other Colonies in the 19th Century.
Research for new website pages relating to the ships and voyages that brought the Redcoat Settlers to our shores  is occurring daily.

Updated 23 May 2022 Rottnest Island Military Post (new page).
Updated 18 May 2022 Private Henry Goss (new page).
Updated 07 May 2022 99th Regiment Settlers’ Ships Britain to Australia (PDF file).
Updated 05 May 2022 Private John Hammond (new page).
Updated 05 May 2022 Private John Gaskin (new page).

Updated 30 Apr 2022 Convict Ship Anson 1843/44 (new page).
Updated 29 Apr 2022 Private Michael Ford (new page).
Updated 28 Apr 2022 Private John Fletcher (new page).
Updated 22 Apr 2022 Convict Ship Asiatic 1843 (new page).
Updated 22 Apr 2022 Private William Elsegood (new page).

Updated 27 Mar 2022 Private James Doyle (new page).
Updated 25 Mar 2022 Private John Dreury (new page).
Updated 18 Mar 2022 Lieutenant George Edward Egerton Warburton (new page).
Updated 17 Mar 2022 Private Samuel Wynne (new page).
Updated 16 Mar 2022 Private Joshua Wood (new page).
Updated 14 Mar 2022 Private William White (new page).
Updated 10 Mar 2022 Private William Wagstaff (new page).
Updated 08 Mar 2022 Private Charles Taylor (new page).
Updated 07 Mar 2022 Private Henry Woods (new page).

 

Website launched on 10th June 2019.
Minor design changes 13th April 2022.