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Charles Green (1760–1799)

Charles Green was a private in the 8th (Portsmouth) Company. He came to New South Wales as a marine on the Friendship as part of the First Fleet, in the company of Watkin Tench.

In April 1792 he enlisted in the NSW Corps as a private. He tried to secure custody of his son but was told in September 1794 he would have to wait until the boy was aged seven. He was listed as dead on 1 December 1799.

* information from Mollie Gillen, The Founders of Australia: A Biographical Dictionary of the First Fleet (1989), p 149

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'Green, Charles (1760–1799)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/green-charles-24089/text32912, accessed 22 April 2024.

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Birth

1760
Hampshire, England

Death

1 December, 1799 (aged ~ 39)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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