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Sergeant Patrick Carroll, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade. He wears both the Crimea and the 1853 Kaffir medal.  On returning from the Crimea, the 1st Battalion were reviewed by Queen Victoria who addressed them personally on the 8th July 1856. The regiment were awarded eight Victoria Crosses during the Crimean War, more than any other regiment.

bantarleton: “ Sergeant Patrick Carroll (service Nº Battalion, Rifle Brigade. He wears both the Crimea and the 1853 Kaffir medal. On returning from the Crimea, the Battalion were.

Sergeant William Powell, 3rd Battalion The 1st (or Grenadier) Regiment of Foot Guards, 1856

Crimean War Sergeant Powell Grenadier Guards Photograph---------------------------------------------------------------------Notice the similarity in the uniform of the Buckingham guards and the traditional clothes of the the people the Caucasus mountains

Soldiers of the Queen - Crimean War Veteran and Grand Daughter ca. 1890s

Soldiers of the Queen - Crimean War Veteran and Grand Daughter

c1856 Sergeant Knapp Coldstream Guards Crimean War Photograph |

gildedmoonbat: “ Sergeant Knapp, Coldstream Guards, Photograph by Robert Howlett and Joseph Cundall, ”

The Earl of Cardigan, led The Charge of the Light Brigade during the Battle of Balaclava in the Crimean War, on this day 25th October, 1854

Charge of the Lingerie Brigade: How Lord Cardigan’s descendant fought back against email sex slurs

The Earl of Cardigan, led The Charge of the Light Brigade during the Battle of Balaclava in the Crimean War, on this day October, 1854

Soldiers of the Queen - Sikh War/Crimean War Veteran - Canada

Soldiers of the Queen - Sikh War/Crimean War Veteran - Canada

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Soldiers of the Queen - Crimean War, Indian Mutiny Veteran in Malta

Florence Nightingale (https://www.pinterest.com/pin/287386019942032746).

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3637 Sergeant John Gamble, 23rd Regiment (Royal Welch Fusiliers). wears the Crimean War Medal with clasps for Alma, Inkerman and Sevastopol and the Turkish Crimean Medal. The image was probably taken at the end of his military career in November 1856, when he was discharged at Chatham.   [At Inkerman]' he received a sabre cut over the eye, but continued fighting until he was severely wounded by a bullet which almost proved fatal and which penetrated the upper lobe of the left lung, making…

3637 Sergeant John Gamble, 23rd Regiment (Royal Welch Fusiliers). wears the Crimean War Medal with clasps for Alma, Inkerman and Sevastopol and the Turkish Crimean Medal. The image was probably taken at the end of his military career in November 1856, when he was discharged at Chatham. [At Inkerman]' he received a sabre cut over the eye, but continued fighting until he was severely wounded by a bullet which almost proved fatal and which penetrated the upper lobe of the left lung, making…

c1879 Lt Gonville Bromhead Victoria Cross Rorke's Drift Zulu War Photograph

c1879 Lt Gonville Bromhead Victoria Cross Rorke's Drift Zulu War Photograph

Lt Gonville Bromhead Victoria Cross Rorke's Drift Zulu War Photograph - he was deaf as a post and needed a dog to lead him around on a parade ground!

Florence Nightingale Statue, London Road, Derby  In those times, being a nurse was not a respectable job for a woman. In 1854 the Crimean war started. Nightingale volunteered. When Florence showed up in the army hospital she was appalled. There were diseases such as typhus, cholera and dysentery. She cleaned up the hospital and improving the quality of the sanitation; dramatically reducing the death rate of soldiers by 2/3.

Florence Nightingale Statue, London Road, Derby - nursing has this lovely lady to thank for her pioneering work.

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