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1234, Private James POWER — 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life


Enlisted at Cahir on the 17th of March 1844.

Age: 21.

Height: 5' 9".

Trade: None shown.


Embarked for the Crimea aboard the "Caliope."

Sent to Scutari. However, no date is shown, the regimental muster roll showing only "To Scutari" for the 0ctober 1854 muster and in the Scutari General Hospital" musters only as "Died 17 December". There is no indication as to when he first entered the hospital.

Medals & commemorations

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

Death & burial

Died at Scutari 17th of December 1854.

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