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Amended 9.5.11

1829, Private William BILLINGHURST - 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life

Born at Beckingham, Kent.

Enlistment

Volunteered from the West Kent Militia, and enlisted at Maidstone on the 10th of February 1855.

No other enlistment details are shown except that of his trade as a labourer.

Service, discharge & pension

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

Medals & commemorations

Not recorded by Lummis and Wynn.

Death & burial

Died of disease, "on board ship", during the passage to Scutari on the 26th of August 1855.


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