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1618, Corporal Robert JONES — 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life

Born at Rochester, Kent.


Enlisted into the 15th Hussars at Maidstone on the 7th of April 1851. Regtl. No. 2068.

Trade: Servant.

No other enlistment details are shown.


Transferred to the 13th Hussars on the 1st of July 1854.

From Private to Corporal, 2nd of September 1854.

Joined the regiment in the Crimea on the 1st of August 1855.

Reduced to Private by a Regimental Court-martial on the 2nd of January 1856.

Discharge & pension

Discharged, "time expired", from Hounslow on the 9th of September 1864.

Conduct: "good". In possession of two G.C badges.


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

Not recorded by Lummis and Wynn.


Life after service

Death & burial

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