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1490, Private John BENTLEY - 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life

Enlistment

Enlisted July 1852.

Service, discharge & pension

Left at Varna with the depot, 1st of September 1854

Invalided to England, 22nd of February 1855

Transferred to the 17th Lancers at Newbridge on the 10th of September 1857. Regtl. No. 76.

Embarked for India from Cork aboard the S.S. "Great Britain " on the 8th of October 1857.

Later served in the Commissariat Staff Corps.

Medals & commemorations

Name not on Crimean medal roll.

Entitled to Mutiny medal without clasp

Not recorded by Lummis and Wynn.

Life after service

Death & burial


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