Thomas Townsend Aremberg de Moleyns, 3rd Baron Ventry (born Mullins) (January 1786 – 18 January 1868), was an Anglo-Irish soldier and nobleman.
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He was the son of Townsend Mullins, the second son of The 1st Baron Ventry, and his second wife Christabella, daughter of Solomon Dayrolles. Mullins was commissioned a lieutenant in the 7th Regiment of Foot on 5 February 1807, and served with the regiment in the Peninsular War. He fought at Busaco and Albuera and was badly wounded at the latter.He purchased a captaincy on 13 August 1811. Mullins was slightly wounded while serving with the 7th at the Battle of New Orleans, where his uncle, Thomas Mullins, commanded a regiment. He exchanged out of the 7th to take half-pay on 11 December 1817 and did not return to the Army.
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On 18 August 1821, he married Eliza Theodora Blake, daughter of Sir John Blake, 11th Baronet, and his wife Rose, Mullins' first cousin. He succeeded his uncle as Baron Ventry in 1827.
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