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George Walton 1796-1874

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Mike

Mike Report 17 Jan 2017 17:05

Because of Genes Reunited I have made contact with a line of relatives from my Great Great Grandfather.

George Walton was born in 1796 and joined "The Rifles" in 1813 and he wrote a journal of his life in the army including the battle of Waterloo.

Because of GR, I went to St Pauls Cathedral for the memorial service for all who fought at Waterloo.

Because of GR I have discovered relatives around the world and we have subsequently published his diary.

You can see this at http://www.readingspace.co.uk/Product/Peter-Coleman/George-Walton-1796-1874--The-Journal--Diary-of-a-Rifleman/19179515