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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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1602, Private Frances GROVES - 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life

Born in Sutton, Berkshire.

Enlistment

Enlisted on the 16th of May 1854.

Trade: Farrier.

No other enlistment details are shown.

Service

Discharge & pension

Joined the Regiment in the Crimea on the 9th of July 1855.

Sent to Scutari on the 25th of August 1855 but died before he reached there.

Medals

Entitled to the Crimean medal with clasp for Sebastopol.

Not recorded by Lummis and Wynn.

Death & burial

Died, "of disease", on the passage down to Scutari, 26th August 1855.


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