HUGH CRAWFORD

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Crawford
FORENAMES:Hugh
BORN:.
AT:Fort George, Upper Canada
OCCUPATION[S]:Musician or No Trade
RELIGION/DENOMINATION:.
FATHER:.
MOTHER:.
SIBLINGS:.
OTHER RELATIONS:.
NOTES:.
1st REGIMENT NO:1295
2nd REGIMENT NO:.
ENLISTED:20 10 1835
01 11 1846 4th Light Dragoons
ATTESTED:.
HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:.
TROOP NO:.
TROOP CAPTAIN:.
RANK: 1847: Private, Band member
1848: Private, Trumpeter
1854: Trumpeter
1855: Trumpeter, Trumpet Major
1861: Trumpeter
PROMOTIONS:Private to Trumpeter 24 05 1848 vice Thomas Harrold
Trumpeter to Trumpet Major 01 12 1855
REDUCTIONS: .
DESERTIONS:.
COURT MARTIALS:.
GIVEN UP TO:.
GOOD CONDUCT BADGES:.
MEDALS:Crimea: Alma, Balaklava. List dated 07 01 1855.
Additional note: Pris of War 26 Oct Regt 11/8/56
EMBARKATIONS: .
DISEMBARKATIONS:.
CAMPAIGNS:.
OTHER DUTIES:.
TRANSFERRED FROM:.
TRANSFERRED TO:4th Light Dragoons 01 11 1846
NOTES:Taken prisoner by the Russians in Charge of the Light Brigade 25 10 1854
Returned from prisoner of war 22 10 1855
FREE DISCHARGE:05 02 1861 Dublin
POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:.
POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:.
DIED:.
BURIED:.
WILL:1s 9d
BENEFICIARY:.
NEXT OF KIN:Wife Elizabeth Crawford, with Depot, Brighton
PRIZE MONEY:.
NOTES:.
1st WIFE:Elizabeth
MARRIED:.
NOTES:Four children
TNA SOURCES:WO/12/655
WO/12/659
WO/12/660
WO/12/665
WO/180/24
BL SOURCES:.
OTHER SOURCES: Honour the Light Brigade
Northern Times 23 11 1854
LINKS:.


4th Light Dragoons Index

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