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LIVES OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE
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Amended 9.5.11

1888, Private Walter BRIDGE - 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life

Born at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire.

Enlistment

Enlisted at Maidstone on the 28th of March 1855.

No other enlistment details except that of his trade as a shoe-maker are shown.

Service, discharge & pension

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

"On furlo", 1st-15th of January 1857. Deserted "off furlo" on the 16th of January 1857.

Can find no further trace to 1879.

Medals & commemorations

Entitled to the Crimean medal with clasp for Sebastopol and the Turkish medal.

Life after service

Death & burial


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