|Posted By:||Lawrence Crider|
|Subject:||Re: John Doyle - 8th Kings Irish Hussars|
|Post Date:||June 03, 2002 at 20:50:21|
|Forum:||Crimean War Forum|
Private John Doyle,8th Hussars, Regt No. 1131.
Enlisted February 21, 1850 at Newbridge, Ireland.
On Horse Guards duty at 1851 Exhibition.
On duty at the funeral of the Duke of Wellington, 1852.
Embarked for the Crimea aboard the Wilson Kennedy on May 2, 1854.
Rode in the Charge of the Light Brigade.
Embarked for Cork from India in the H.T. Great Britain, October 8, 1857.
Crimean War Medal with A, B, I, and S Clasps.
Member of the Balaclava Commemoration Society in 1877 and 1879.
Published "A Descriptive Account of the Famous Charge at Balaclava", 36 pp. in Manchester in 1877.
I have no furhter info on him at this time.
All of the above is from "Honour the Light Brigade" by Lummis and Wynn, except the ref 1877 Balaclava Commemoration Society from "Three Chose War".