William Henry Trotman was born in Barbadoes in 1785.
He was Acting Surgeon's 2nd Mate on the vessel Spartiate at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. He was 20 years old. . Select here to find out more about the Union Jack that flew on the Spartiate at the Battle of Trafalgar.
William H. Trotman was entered in the Navy List of Medical Officers in 1814
William Henry Trotman was employed as Surgeon Superintendent on two convict ship voyages to Australia: