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715, Troop Sergeant Major John WESTON - 13th Light Dragoons


Enlisted at Leeds on the 28th of August 1834.

No other enlistment details are shown.


From Private to Corporal: 28th of September 1834.

Resigned to Private "in order to embark for India," on the 20th of June 1836.

From Private to Corporal: 7th of June 1838.

Corporal to Sergeant: 29th of December 1839.

Returned to England aboard the "Lady Flora" in June of 1840.

Appointed to Troop Sergeant Major on the 19th of April 1850.

Killed in action at Balaclava, 25th October 1854.

Medals & commemorations

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

Death & burial

Killed in action at Balaclava, 25th October 1854.

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