Markham of Chesterfield
Ancestors and Descendants of John Markham
1790 - 1827
||Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas
||10 Nov 1827
||8 May 2018 |
||William Wylly, b. Abt 1755, North Carolina, USA , d. Jan 1828, Devon Co, England |
||Matilda Martha Mathews, b. 1765-1770, Flatbush, Kings Co, New York, USA , d. Yes, date unknown |
- Alexander Campbell Wylly was born 1792 in Nassau, Bahamas, the son of William Wylly and Matilda (or Martha) Mathews.
Alexander Campbell Wylly - Lieut., Royal Fusiliers, 11th July, 1805; Capt., 19th June, 1811 ; Bt.-Maj., 16th March, 1815; Bt.-Lieut.-Col, 18th June, 1815; Maj., Royal Fusiliers, 26th June, 1823;
Lieut.-Col., 95th F., 8th July, 1825. Died at Malta, 10th Nov., 1827. Served with the 1st Bn. Royal Fusiliers at Martinique; landed with it in the Peninsula in 1810, and was present at Busaco, Albuera, affair at Aldea de Ponte (severely wounded), and siege of Badajoz. Capt. Wylly subsequently served as Aide-de-camp to Maj.-Gen. Pakenham, and accompanied him in the expedition against New Orleans in 1814. Was present at the attack on the American lines betore New Orleans, 8th Jan., 1815, and after Pakenham's death was sent home with despatches from Sir John Lambert, in which he was very honourably mentioned (Brev. of Maj.). Served as an A.A.G. in the Waterloo Campaign, 1815, and was present at the Battle of Waterloo (Medal; Brev. of Lieut.-Col.; C.B.).- Vide p.p. 125 (note 3), 129, and 134 (note 1).
[source] Historical Records of the 7th Or Royal Regiment of Fusiliers: Now Known as the Royal Fusiliers (The City of London Regiment) 1685-1903; Grove, Cannon, Waller, 1903.
[Alexander Campbell Wylly] was appointed to command the 95th, 8 July 1825, and died in command at Malta on 10 November 1827.
Notes for Alexander Campbell Wylly; compiled by Pamela Hutchison Garrett, 2018; for Markham of Chesterfield website.