Enlisted at Guildford on the 3rd of May 1846.
Height: 5' 6,"
Trade: None shown.
John Jay, aged 24, unmarried, Private, Soldier, born Guildford.
Sent to Scutari on the 4th of December 1855.
Died in the General Hospital there on the 9th of December 1855.
Entitled to the Crimean medal with clasps for Alma, Balaclava, Inkerman and Inkerman.
The regimental medal rolls for Alma and Inkerman show: "Dead. WO 8/12/56. Medal recd. from Regt. Sent to... (Illegible).
Ditto on the Sebastopol roll, but nothing added on the actual "B" clasp roll.
Died in the General Hospital Scutari on the 9th of December 1855.