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Joseph Gough (?–?)

Joseph Gough/Cox arrived at Sydney with his parents Thomas (a marine) and Joanna Gough aboard the Prince of Wales in January 1788 as part of the First Fleet. He appears on the marine list at Port Jackson as Joseph Cox, drummer 55th (Portsmouth) from private 8th Company on 10 July 1788. He served in Captain James Meredith's Company. He left the colony for England with his parents on the Gorgon in December 1791.

* information from Mollie Gillen, The Founders of Australia: A Biographical Dictionary of the First Fleet (1989), p 85

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