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1854, Private Thomas COX - 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early years

Born in Paddington. London.

Enlistment

Enlisted in London on 20 March 1855.

Age: 19.

Trade : Servant.

Service

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.

Discharge & pension

Discharged, by purchase, 30th August 1856, at York.

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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