JOHN HUGHES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Hughes
FORENAMES:John
BORN:c1836
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1st REGIMENT NO:1584
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ENLISTED:18 01 1854 Brighton aged 18 years
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HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:5' 6"
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RANK:1854-1855: Private
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OTHER DUTIES:25 10 1854: Slightly wounded at Balaklava
26 10 1854: To Scutari
March 1855: From Scutari to England
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ADMITTED TO OUT PENSION:16 10 1856 Brighton
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PENSION DISTRICT:1856: Brighton
1857: West London 1
1858: Off. Na. 37/1
NOTES:Extract from Sussex Press article entitled `Sussex Past' by John Eccles, dated 19 01 2009:
`...Another man, John Hughes of the 4th Light Dragoons, born in Firle, was severely wounded [in the charge at Balaklava] and was discharged from the Army a year later, returning to Lewes and dying in London in 1857...'
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TNA SOURCES:WO/12/658-659
WO/23/52
BL SOURCES:.
OTHER SOURCES:Honour the Light Brigade
LINKS: http://www.sussexexpress.co.uk/CustomPages/CustomPage.aspx?PageID=46372


4th Light Dragoons Index

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