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1742, Private Richard THRUSH - 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life

Born at Watford, Hertfordshire.


Enlisted at Maidstone on the 15th of December 1854.

No other enlistment details apart from his trade as a labourer are shown.


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

"Absent from watch-setting" on the 14th of October 1857 until apprehended at Cahir on the 20th of October. Handed over to the Civil Power on the 16th of November 1857.

Discharge & pension

Discharged from Cahir, "whilst in the custody of the Civil Power for felony", on the 30th of December 1857.

Conduct and character: "Bad". Not in possession of any Good Conduct badges.

Medals & commemorations

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

Not recorded by Lummis and Wynn.

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