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LIVES OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE
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Amended 17.5.2011. Minor edits 16.2.14, 13.4.14.

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1318, Private James GASKIN - 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life

Born at Powerscourt, Co. Wicklow, Ireland, c.1827.

Enlistment

Enlisted at Dublin on the 14th of January 1847.

Age: 20.

Height: 5' 8".

Trade: Groom.

Service

At Scutari General Hospital from the 16th of September 1854 and sent to rejoin the regiment on the 3rd of October.

Died, "in the Regimental Hospital", on the 19th of May 1855.

Medals

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

Further medal information archived.

Death & burial

Died, "in the Regimental Hospital", on the 19th of May 1855.


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