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1788, Private George SHRUBSOLE - 13th Light Dragoons

Added 2.5.11. Minor edits 28.2.2014, 1.4.2014.

Birth & early life

Born at Tenham, near Sittingbourne, Kent.

Enlistment

Originally enlisted into the West Kent Militia but was attested for the 13th Light Dragoons on the 15th of January 1855.

No other enlistment details apart from his trade as a labourer are shown.

Service

Joined the regiment in the Crimea on the 7th of July 1855.

Died, "in the Regimental Hospital", in the Crimea on the 17th of August 1855.

Medals & commemorations

Entitled to the Crimean medal with clasp for Sebastopol.

Not recorded by Lummis and Wynn.

Life after service

Death & burial

Died, "in the Regimental Hospital", in the Crimea on the 17th of August 1855.


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