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Amended 14.5.2011. Minor edits 16.2.14, 13.4.14.

1488, Private Thomas DICKENSON - 13th Light Dragoons

Also recorded as "Dickeson" and Dickson".

Birth & early life

Born in Stoke Newington, London, c.1834.

Enlistment

Enlisted at London on the 16th of September 1852.

Age: 18.

Height: 5' 7".

Trade: Servant.

Service

Discharge & pension

Discharged, "time expired", from Hounslow on the 15th of September 1864.

Conduct: "good."

Medals

In possession of two Good Conduct badges.

Entitled to the Crimean medal with clasps for Alma, Balaclava, Inkerman, and Sebastopol.

A supplementary roll (undated) signed by Major Henry Holden shows him as being issued with the Crimean medal (with clasps for Alma, Balaclava and Inkerman) on the 7th of October 1855.

Commemorations

Life after service

Death & burial


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