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1725, Private John THOMAS - 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life

Born in London.


Enlisted at London on the 28th of December 1854.

Age: 19.

Height: 5' 6".

Trade: Labourer.


Joined the regiment in the Crimea on the 13th 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 on the 14th of November 1866.

Medals & commemorations

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

Life after service

Death & burial

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