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1669, Private James WILSON - 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life

Born in Liverpool.


Enlisted at Liverpool on the 14th of November 1854.

Age: 20.

Height: 5' 8".

Trade: Labourer.


Joined the regiment in the Crimea on the 1st of August 1855.

Sent to the Depot at York when the regiment went to Canada. 11th of September 1866.

Discharge & pension

Discharged "time expired", from Canterbury Depot on the 13th of November 1866.

Medals & commemorations

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

Not recorded by Lummis and Wynn.

Life after service

Death & burial

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