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1677, Private Thomas BALLARD — 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life

Born in London.


Enlisted at Liverpool on the 20th of November 1854.

Age: 20.

Height: 5' 8".

Trade: Labourer.

Service, discharge & pension

Joined the regiment in the Crimea on the 21st of May 1855.

Sent to the Depot at York when the regiment went to Canada, 11th of September 1866.

Served Eupatoria.

Discharged, "time expired", from Canterbury on the 21st of November 1866.

To live in London after discharge.

Medals & commemorations

Entitled to the Crimean medal with clasp for Sebastopol and the Turkish medal.

Not recorded by Lummis and Wynn.

Life after service

Went onto the "A" Reserve in East London on the 13th of January 1869.

Death & burial

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