LIVES OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE
The E.J. Boys Archive
Added 05.10.2011. Small edits 1.12.2013.
1027, Corporal William Walter BASSETT - 11th Hussars
Also recorded as "Bassit".
Death, burial & memorialisation
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Birth & early life
Born at Maidstone, Kent, c.1818.
Death & burial
Died at Balaclava on the 18th of November 1854.
His two daughters, aged 7 and 8, were admitted to The Royal Victoria Patriotic Asylum, Wandsworth, on the 12th of October 1857.