Survivors of the 13th Regiment of Light Dragoons after the Battle of Balaklava, 1854 (c)
Photograph by Roger Fenton (1819-1869), Crimean War (1854-1856), 1854 (c).
The 13th rode in the Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaklava on 25 October 1854. Positioned on the right of the front line they lost three officers in the charge: Captains Oldham and Goad and Cornet Montgomery. Troop Sergeant-Major Weston, and ten rank and file were also killed. Two troop sergeant-majors and 30 troopers were wounded and ten taken prisoner.
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