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1606, Private Henry BREEDS — 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life

Born at Lewes, Sussex.


1841 Census

St John Under The Castle, Lewes, Sussex.

Son of Robert [Labourer] & Hannah Breads both 35.

Six children shown, including 8-year-old Henry.



Enlisted at Brighton on the 8th of June 1854.

No other enlistment details are shown.

Service, discharge & pension

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

Died,"of disease", in the Regimental Hospital in the Crimea on the 7th of August 1855.

Medals & commemorations

Entitled to the Crimean medal with clasp for Sebastopol.

Not recorded by Lummis and Wynn.

References & acknowledgements

Census information for 1841 kindly provided by Chris Poole.

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