Training ships were run by the Marine Society, and catered for boys from a wide range of backgrounds; from fee-paying prospective Merchant Navy officers, through those in Poor Law or other institut...
Vehicle, Tragedy, Transport, Crimea
Born London, illegitimate son of General John Burgoyne. Served in Ireland as civil administrator, fought in the Crimean War. Died 5 Pembridge Square.
Person, Armed Forces, Politics & Administration, Crimea, Ireland
Field Marshal. Born Glasgow as Colin Macliver but his maternal uncle financed his education so he took his surname, Campbell. Rose through the army ranks, fought at the Crimea and as Commander-in...
Person, Armed Forces, Crimea, India, Scotland
War between Russia and an alliance of France, Germany, Britain, Turkey and the Kingdom of Sardinia. Major battles include those at Alma, Inkerman and Sebastopol, where they still occasionally find ...
Event, Armed Forces, Crimea, Russia, Turkey
2,162 officers, non-commissioned officers and privates of the Brigade of Guards fell during the Crimean war.
Group, War Memorial other, Crimea
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Born: 6/8/1838, 182 years ago
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