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1863, Private John BLACK - 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life

Enlistment

Enlisted 23rd March 1855 at Bristol.

Service, discharge & pension

Absent 15th-18th June 1855.

Embarked for the Crimea on the 4th of September 1855 and 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 in Eupatoria.

Discharged 18th May 1860.

Medals & commemorations

Entitled to Crimean medal without clasp and the Turkish Medal.

Not recorded by Lummis and Wynn.

Life after service

Death & burial


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