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Amended 9.5.11

1556, Private William BIGGS - 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life

Enlistment

Enlisted at London on the 8th of March 1854.

Age: 20.

Height: 5' 8".

Trade: None stated.

Service, discharge & pension

Sent to the Depot at Birmingham on the 1st of April 1854.

Joined the regiment in the Crimea on the 1st of August 1855.

Sent to Scutari on the 11th of October 1855.

Medals & commemorations

Entitled to the Crimean medal with clasp for Sebastopol.

Crimean medal roll states, "Medal to WO. 21/11/56."

Lummis and Wynn do not credit him with any clasps.

Death & burial

Died "in the General Hospital" at Scutari on the 14th of November 1855.


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