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LIVES OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE
The E.J. Boys Archive

Last amended 6.6.11. Minor edits 18.2.14, 5.4.14.

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Private William LAWSON - 1041, 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life

Born c.1819.

Enlistment

Enlisted at Coventry on the 26th of September 1840.

Age: 21.

Height: 5' 9".

Trade: None shown.

Service

Killed in action at Balaclava.

No details of his next-of-kin are shown, or of his leaving any will, but the sum of 2/8/5d. is shown in his "credits."

Medals

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

Commemorations

Death & burial

Killed in action at Balaclava.


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