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Joseph Craddock (c. 1771–1846)

Joseph Craddock, a soldier in the NSW Corps, arrived in Sydney aboard the Ganges in 1797. He was living with Mary Cooper by 1806.

Craddock served with the NSW Corps until 1810, then enlisted in the 73rd Regiment, transferring to the 46th Regiment in 1814. He left for England on the Kangaroo in 1817. He had returned by 1819 and was on a list of people to receive a grant of land. In 1825 he was employed as a constable. He died as a pensioner in the Sydney Benevolent Asylum on 22 July 1846; his age was given as 76.

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  • Craddick, Joseph

c. 1771
Weyhill, Hampshire, England


22 July, 1846 (aged ~ 75)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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