1771 to ?
Son of: Richard and Anne Martin
|1771||Born||He was 29 on joining the army in 1800|
|he was 46 on leaving in 1817|
|18 Oct 1778||Baptized||Bromyard, Hereford|
|20 May 1800||Enlisted||Joined the Army: at Worcester|
|Private||1st Guards (GRENADIER GUARDS)|
|1809||Ill Health||:General ill health acquired at Walcheren (malaria)|
|Address||Great Peter Street, Westminster, London|
|18 May 1816||Son Born||Henry Martin|
|Address:||New Tothill Street, Westminster, London.|
|17 Aug 1817||Discharge Army||Whitehall London|
|28 March 1818||Son Born||George Martin *|
|14 Feb 1820||Son Born||William Martin was baptized at Bromyard|
Notes: Westminster St. Margaret's has been searched for their marriage and further baptisms from 1800 (when he enlisted) to the birth of their first known child 1816.
After serving 17 years 90 days, discharged due to ill health acquired in Walcheren 1809
* George Martin born 1818 in Westminster. He joined the Army at Worcester and stated that he was born in Bromyard, Hereford but in the 1861 Census he declared he was born in Westminster, London. Is this because he was less than two years old when the family moved back to Bromyard.
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