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Private Charles Dewick

Waterloo 200


Captain John Maxwell's Company

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Submitted by: Matthew Lucas

Date added: 17 May 2015

Charles Dewick is my Great Great Aunt’s Great Grandfather.
He was Born in 1798 at Wymeswold, Leicester
Baptism 14 March 1808, Wymeswold (Surname written as Duing) performed in his 10th year.
Died 12th August at Humberstone, Leicester  and Buried 17 August 1859, Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester.

Served in the 3rd Battalion of the 14th Foot from 1814-1823.

Occupation : Manufacturer of Fancy Hosiery (Stocking Frames)

Married Susanna Dobson 20 January 1822 in St.Margaret, Leicester. She was born in about 1795 and died in 1843 in Leicester. Married Ann Pratt in 1844 in Leicester,she was born in 1803 in Wigston, and died in 1869 in Humberstone, Leicester. 

Children of Charles and Susanna - Charles born in 1822, Edward born in 1829, William, born 1831 and Joseph born 1836. 

Children of Charles and Ann  are Eliza born 1844 and Alfred born 1846.

 Although a distant relative by marriage to me it brings family members from Waterloo, Boer War, The Great War and Second World War and even the Falklands, Gulf and Afghanistan, that have all served their country for 200 years.

Submitted by Matthew Lucas.

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