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1306, Private William STANLEY — 13th Light Dragoons

Added 2.5.11. Minor edits 28.2.2014, 1.4.2014.

Birth & early life

Born at Dunboyne, Co. Meath.


Enlisted at Dublin on the 15th of September 1846.

Age: 19.

Height: 5' 7".

Trade: None shown.


Returned to England with Lieutenant H. E. Wood, who was on "sick leave", on the 15th of April 1856.

Served 10 years 142 days.

Conduct and character: "good."

In possession of two Good Conduct badges.

Sent money from the Crimea to his wife, C/o. Mr. James Barnham, Feltham, near Hounslow, Middlesex.

Medals & commemorations

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

"Fresh medal " granted on the 13th of August 1856.

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