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LIVES OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE
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Amended 14.5.2011. Minor edits 16.2.14, 13.4.14.

1682, Private James DURKAIN - 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life

Born in the parish of St. Peter's, Birmingham.

Enlistment

Enlisted at Liverpool on the 21st of November 1854.

Age: 18.

Height: 5' 6".

Trade: Labourer.

Service

Joined the regiment in the Crimea on the 13th of August 1855.

Deserted from Newbridge on the 30th of July 1857.

Can find no further trace to 1879.

Entitled to the Crimean medal with clasp for Sebastopol.

Not recorded by Lummis and Wynn.

Life after service

Death & burial


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