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1367, Private Isaac MANNING — 13th Light Dragoons

Birth & early life

Born c.1831.


Enlisted at Bath on the 15th of November 1850.

Age: 19.

Height: 5' 7".

Trade: None shown.


1851 Census

Piershill Barracks, Leith South, Midlothian, Scotland.

Note: It has not been possible to consult an image of the original Scottish Census document. The above information relies on the transcription available 28.3.2012, which is not always accurate.

Members of the Light Brigade in Piershill Barracks at this time, who would later go to the Crimea, include 1127 William Cresdee 13LD, 1029 Joseph Gammage 13LD, 762 John Linkon / Lincoln, 1140 Robert Lowthorpe 13LD, 1319 Daniel Mahoney 13LD, 1367 Isaac Manning 13LD (appears as Isaac "Maussings"), 1208 Edward Martin 13LD, 1207 Benjamin Marshman 13LD, 1339 Thomas McBrine 13LD, 1341 John McCann 13LD, 1254 James Pamplin 13LD, 1424, 1424 Robert Stanger, and many more.

Sent to Scutari on the 29th of November 1854 and died there on the 17th of December 1855, but is also shown as "Died in Camp", on the 17th of December 1854.


Entitled to the Crimean medal with clasps for Alma, Inkerman and Sebastopol. He is named as "Mannings" on the medal rolls.


Death & burial

Died at Scutari on the 17th December 1855, but is also shown as "Died in Camp", on the 17th of December 1854.

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