[ Joseph GABRIEL - 1592, 13th Light Dragoons
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1592, Private Joseph GABRIEL - 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life

Born in London.

Enlistment

Enlisted at London on the 18th of May 1854.

No other enlistment details are shown.

Service

Joined the regiment in the Crimea on the 21st of May 1855.

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Discharge & pension

Discharged, "time expired", from Coventry on the 19th of May 1866.

Served 12 years.

Conduct: "good".

In possession of one Good Conduct badge.

Medals

Entitled to the Crimean medal with clasp for Sebastopol.

Not recorded by Lummis and Wynn.

Commemorations

Life after service

1881 Census

48, Falkland Road, St Pancras, London.

The 1881 Census shows him as aged 46, a Brass Finisher, born in London, Middlesex, with his wife, Mary, 46, also born in London, with nine children: 7 boys and 2 girls.

Death & burial

Death registration

The death of a "Joseph Richard Gabriel", aged 58, is shown in June Quarter 1893, in Poplar, London.


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