|Captain Godfrey Baldwin of the 19th Regiment of Foot (the Green Howards) sitting for a photograph taken on 21
Baldwin was born on 17 April, 1836 in Cork, Ireland, the son of Godfrey Baldwin and Anna Louisa Pilkington. He
was listed as a Gentleman Cadet at Sandhurst in 1851
Commissioned as Ensign in the 19th Regiment of Foot on 6 June, 1854.
Lieutenant: 8 December, 1854
Captain: 25 August, 1862
Major: 8 October, 1876
Retires with Pension: 24 November, 1877
Honorary Lt. Col.: 24 November, 1877
In 1855 Baldwin is listed as still having an officers commission in the South Cork Light Infantry Militia.
Lieutenant Baldwin shipped out to India aboard the Alnwick Castle on 23 July, 1857. He later served with the
Hazara Field Force in the Black Mountain Expedition on the Northwest Frontier in 1868. In this photograph he wears
the 1854 India General Service Medal with "Hazara" clasp.
Baldwin's family seems to have been of the landed gentry class in Ireland with several references to the family
holdings in that country have been found. Baldwin was married to Julia Bourke and she traveled with him to India,
appearing in group photo of 19th Regiment officers and wives.
Baldwin died in London in 1892 at the age of 56. In that record his name is given as Godfrey Clement K. Baldwin.
Carte de Visite
E. W. Proctor - Photographer
90 Edgware Road, London W., England
24 August, 1873