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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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1259, Private John Richard GREEN - 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life

Birth c.1822.

Enlistment

Enlisted at Reading on the 28th of May 1846.

Age: 24.

Height: 5' 9".

Trade: Labourer.

Service

Discharge & pension

Discharged from Cahir on the 19th of July 1859:

"Free, with right of registry for a deferred pension of 4d. per day upon reaching the age of 50 years."

Served 13 years 54 days.

Conduct: "good".

In possession of two Good Conduct badges.

Medals

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

"Fresh medal" granted on the 14th of August 1856.

Commemorations

Life after service

Death & burial


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