Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP)

The Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP) is a collection of historical material relating to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific dating from 1560 to 1984.

Regiments index

Search this index of personnel who served in British Regiments stationed in Australia from 1788-1870.

You will find the Regiment in which an ancestor served and a reference to the muster and pay lists in Series WO 12 for details of his service in the Australian colonies.

This microfiche index is in the Family History Area of the Governor Marie Bashir Reading Room.

British regiments in Australia - Arrivals & Departures

  • Marines (1788-1790)
  • NSW Corps (1790-1810)
  • 102nd Regiment of Foot (1809-1810)
  • 73rd Regiment of Foot (1810-1814)
  • 46th South Devonshire (1814-1818)
  • 48th Northamptonshire (1817-1824)
  • 3rd East Kent (the Buffs) 1823-1827
  • 40th 2nd Somersetshire (1824-1829)
  • 57th West Middlesex (1825-1832)
  • 39th Dorsetshire (1827-1832)
  • 63rd West Suffolk (1829-1833)
  • 17th Leicestershire (1830-1836)
  • 4th King’s Own (1832-1837)
  • 50th Queen’s Own (1833-1841)
  • 21st Royal North British Fusiliers (1833-1839)
  • 28th North Gloucestershire (1835-1842)
  • 80th Staffordshire Volunteers (1837-1844)
  • 51st King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (1838-1846)
  • 96th Regiment (1841-1848)
  • 99th Lanarkshire Volunteers (1842-1856)
  • 58th Rutlandshire (1844-1847)
  • 11th North Devonshire (1845-1857)
  • 65th 2nd Yorkshire, North Riding (1846-1848)
  • 40th 2nd Somersetshire, 2nd tour (1846-1849) (1952-60?)
  • 12th East Suffolk (1854-1861)
  • 77th East Middlesex (1857-1858)
  • 50th Queen’s Own, 2nd tour (1866-1869)
  • 14th Buckinghamshire (1866-1869) (1867-69?)
  • 18th Royal Irish (Mar-Sept 1870)