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Re: Charge of the Light Brigade survivor: George Smith
Posted by: Douglas Austin (ID *****9762) Date: July 05, 2004 at 12:41:36
In Reply to: Re: Charge of the Light Brigade survivor: George Smith by Peter Ellis of 361

The classic (but not error-free) book "Honour the Light Brigade" by Canon W.M. Lummis, edited by K.G.Wynn was published by Hayward and Son, London, in 1973.

My copy has ISBN 0 903754 03.7.

It remains a very special resource for Charge fans,

On page 200, I can see the following:-

"1106 SMITH (TROOP SERGEANT-MAJOR GEORGE)

Enlisted : c. December 1842.

Troop Sergeant-Major : 16th October 1854.

Wounded and taken prisoner in the Charge : 25th October 1854.

To Depot from Scutari: 15th December 1855.

Medal : Crimea (B.S.)."

Anyone who wants more on almost any aspect of the Crimean War should joint the Yahoo Crimean War Group at:-

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CrimeanWar/

I hope this helps you forward!

Douglas


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