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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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1633, Private William GODDEN - 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life

Born in London, c.1836.

Enlistment

Enlisted at London on the 22nd of July 1854.

Age: 18.

Height: 5' 6".

Trade: Pianoforte-maker.

Service

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

"Deserted" from Hamilton on the 26th of May 1860 and rejoined the regiment on the 18th of June 1860.

Discharge & pension

Discharged, on the "Reduction of the Regiment", from Hamilton on the 1st of September 1860.

Served 2 years 39 days to count.

Conduct: "Indifferent." Not in possession of any Good Conduct badges.

Medals

Entitled to the Crimean medal with clasp for Sebastopol.

Not recorded by Lummis and Wynn.

Commemorations

Life after service

Death & burial


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