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1463, Private William Neville WHARTON - 13th Light Dragoons


Enlisted at York on the 11th of December 1852.

Age: 19.

Height: 5' 8".

Trade: None shown.


Sent to Scutari on the 16th of September 1854.

Rejoined the regiment in the Crimea on the 3rd of February 1855.

"Deserted" from Cahir on the 10th of July 1857.

Can find no further trace to 1879.

Medals & commemorations

Entitled to the Crimean medal with clasp for Sebastopol and the Turkish medal.

Lummis and Wynn states, "Name does not appear on medal roll."

Life after service

Death & burial

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