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1650, Private Samuel BALLAM — 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life


Enlisted 26th October 1854.

Age: 17.

Height: 5' 6".

No trade shown.

Service, discharge & pension

Embarked for the Crimea on the 4th of September 1855. He arrived in the Crimea at Balaclava as part of a draft of 50 men under the command of Lt. Robert MacNeill on the 29th of September 1855.

Served Eupatoria.

Medals & commemorations

Entitled to Crimean medal without clasp and the Turkish Medal.

Not recorded by Lummis and Wynn.

Life after service

Death & burial

Died at Scutari on the 7th of December 1855.

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