Nov 21st, 2020
Richard Martin was commissioned into the Sherwood Foresters, an infantry regiment that recruited in the East Midlands. After a long military career in which we served in Germany, Northern Ireland and Belize he applied for and was appointed to the job of Common Cryer and Serjeant at Arms, one of the three Esquires of the Mansion House. He subsequently moved into the senior position among the three Esquires when he became the City Swordbearer. Today Richard is Clerk and advisor to several City charities and Chairman of the 1st City of London Scout Group - The Lord Mayor's Own.