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

Amended 3.8.11. Minor edits 28.2.2014, 1.4.2014.

1479, Private Jabez SALTER - 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life

1841 Census

Hartley Row, Hartley Wintney, Hants.

A Jabez Salter, aged 9, is shown with eight siblings, the children of William, 40, Schoolmaster, & his wife Agnes, 35.

1851 Census

Public School, Hartney Wintney. Hants.

William Salter, 48, Schoolmaster.

Agnes, 46, Schoolmistress.

Eleven children shown, including 18-year-old Jabez.

Enlistment

Enlisted at London on the 23rd of July 1852.

Age: 20.

Height: 5' 8".

Trade: None shown.

Service

Died, "in the Regimental Hospital", in the Crimea on the 3rd of March 1855.

Medals & commemorations

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

Death & burial

Died, "in the Regimental Hospital", in the Crimea on the 3rd of March 1855.

References & acknowledgements

Census information for 1841 & 1851 kindly provided by Chris Poole.


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