LIVES OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE
The E.J. Boys Archive
Added 05.10.11. Minor edits 14.4.14.
959, Private James BATES - 11th Hussars
Death, burial & memorialisation
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Birth & early life
Born in Kent [Ulcombe?], unknown date (but probably c.1818).
Death & burial
Died at Balaclava on the 5th of October 1854.
Next of kin: Father, Peter Bates, living at Ulcombe, Kent.