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LIVES OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE
The E.J. Boys Archive

Amended 14.5.11. Minor edits 17.2.2014.

1874, Private Henry COLLINS - 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life

[Editor's note: "Born at H...field Lassery" [illegible].

Enlistment

Enlisted 7th March 1855 at Headquarters.

Trade: Labourer

Service, discharge & pension

Joined regiment at Dorchester from depot at Maidstone 2 August 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.

Invalided at Kilmainham 26th October 1857.

Medals & commemorations

Entitled to Crimea medal without clasp and Turkish medal.

Not recorded by Lummis and Wynn.

Life after service

Death & burial


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