File MC 24/3, 450X2 - Journal

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MC 24/3, 450X2




  • 1855 (Creation)

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Selected to join draft for the east in the 1st Royal Dragoons. Promotion to rank of Lance-Corporal. Stationed briefly at Hampton Court in March. Ordered to take up post of Quarter Master Sergeant in Canterbury barracks in May; appeal against this failed and Quevillart took unauthorised leave in order to join the 13th Light Dragoons at Dorchester barracks by impersonating Private Smith. Regiment embarked for the Crimea in June, and landed at Balaclava on 10 July. Encamped near Sebastopol and remained there on active service until after the fall of Sebastopol on 8 September. The troops wintered in Scutari.

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Created 15/11/2004 by Droip. Modified 11/10/2010 by Droje.


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