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1777, Private William MORGAN — 13th Light Dragoons

Added 28.4.11. Minor edits 18.2.14, 5.4.14.

Birth & early life

Born in the parish of St. James's, London, c.1840.


Enlisted at London on the 15th of January 1855.

Age: 15.

Height: 5' 5".

Trade: Labourer.


Joined the regiment in the Crimea on the 7th of July 1855.

He is shown on a nominal roll of officers and men of the regiment at the Cavalry Depot, Scutari, made out on the 9th of November 1855, as being In Duty there from the 28th of July

Transferred to the 3rd Dragoon Guards at Cahir on the 31st of August 1857. Regimental No. 69.

"Deserted" from Canterbury on the 17th of September 1857.

Can find no further trace to 1879.


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

Not recorded by Lummis and Wynn.


Life after service

Death & burial

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