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1596, Private James COOK — 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life

Born at Cirencester.


Enlisted at Gloucester on the 17th of May 1854.

No other enlistment details apart from his trade as a labourer are shown.

Service, discharge & pension

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

Discharge & pension

Discharged,"time expired", from Cork on the 17th of May 1866.

Conduct, "good". Not in possession of any Good Conduct badges.

Medals & commemorations

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

Not recorded by Lummis and Wynn

Life after service

Death & burial

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