CHARLES COUSINS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Cousins
FORENAMES:Charles
BORN:c1833
AT:Leicester
OCCUPATION[S]:Lacemaker
RELIGION/DENOMINATION:.
FATHER:.
MOTHER:.
SIBLINGS:.
OTHER RELATIONS:.
NOTES:.
1st REGIMENT NO:1482
2nd REGIMENT NO:.
ENLISTED:17 02 1851 Lichfield aged 18 years 5 months
ATTESTED:.
HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:5' 7"
TROOP NO:.
TROOP CAPTAIN:.
RANK:1851: Private
1852: Private
1858: Private
PROMOTIONS:.
REDUCTIONS: .
NOTES:Ordnance Hospital from 15 04 1852 to 26 04 1852.
DESERTIONS:.
COURT MARTIALS:.
GIVEN UP TO:.
GOOD CONDUCT BADGES:.
MEDALS:.
EMBARKATIONS: .
DISEMBARKATIONS:.
CAMPAIGNS:Crimean War. Rode in the Balaklava charge.
OTHER DUTIES:.
TRANSFERRED FROM:.
TRANSFERRED TO:Volunteered to 18th Hussars Camp Aldershot 01 03 1858
DISCHARGED TO OUT PENSION:.
ADMITTED TO OUT PENSION:.
MEDICAL REASON:.
PENSION DISTRICT:.
NOTES:.
DISCHARGED BY PURCHASE:.
FREE DISCHARGE:.
DISCHARGED ON REDUCTION:.
DISCHARGED WITH IGNOMINY:.
DISCHARGED UNFIT:.
COMPLETED LIMITED SERVICE:.
POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:.
POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:.
DIED:Monday 26 Dec 1898, Chatham
Charles fell downstairs at the Army and Navy Veterans' Club at New Brompton, Chatham
[Ref. 4Q 1898 Medway 2a 362]
BURIED:.
WILL:.
BENEFICIARY:.
NEXT OF KIN:.
PRIZE MONEY:.
NOTES:.
TNA SOURCES:WO/12/656-657
WO/12/662
BL SOURCES:.
OTHER SOURCES: Honour the Light Brigade
LINKS:.


Evening Express
27 December 1898
Crimean Veteran's End
An old dragoon named Cousins, who passed unscathed through the Crimean War, including the Balaclava charge, was killed on Monday by falling downstairs at the Army and Navy Veterans' Club at New Brompton, Chatham. Deceased, who was 70 years of age, was formerly in the 4th Light Dragoons.




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