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1199, Corporal Thomas SOAMES - 13th Light Dragoons

Enlistment

Enlisted at London on the 28th of May 1843.

Age: 17.

Height: 5' 8".

Trade: None shown.

Medals & commemorations

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

Death & burial

Died, "of disease", in the Crimea on the 19th of November 1854.

Further information

Two of his daughters, Mary Ann (6 years 5 months) and Julia (11), entered theRoyal Victoria Patriotic Asylum for Girls, Wandsworth, on the 28th July 1858. Their mother was named as Maria Soames, living in Wales.


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