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Alexander Freeborne (?–?)

Alexander Freeborne was a marine drummer in the 48th (Plymouth) Company when he arrived at Sydney in January 1788 aboard the Scarborough. He had gone to the Sirius as a supernumerary on 5 May 1787 and then returned to the Scarborough on 19 November 1787.

Freeborne served in Captain James Meredith's Company at Port Jackson and returned to England on the Gorgon in December 1791, landing at Plymouth on 29 June 1792.

* information from Mollie Gillen, The Founders of Australia: A Biographical Dictionary of the First Fleet (1989), p 136

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