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1797, Private Samson STRICKLAND - 13th Light Dragoons

Added 2.5.11. Minor edits 28.2.2014, 1.4.2014.

Enlistment

Enlisted February 1855

Service

Embarked for the Crimea on the 4th of September 1855 and arrived in the Crimea at Balaclava as part of a draft of 50 men under the command of Lt. Robert MacNeill, on the 29th of September 1855. Served in Eupatoria.

Died at General Hospital, Scutari, on 14th of October 1855.

Medals & commemorations

Entitled to Crimean medal without clasp and the Turkish Medal.

Not recorded by Lummis and Wynn.

Death & burial

Died at General Hospital, Scutari, on 14th of October 1855.


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