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Soldiers of the Regiment

Colour Sergeant Patrick McCraith

 

Patrick McCraith was born in Ireland, at Castleyorry or Castleyoung in County Cork, in around 1815 and was in the King's Own Royal Regiment from 1839, enlisting at Cork.  His son, Patrick, was born on 19th November 1850 when his father is listed as a Sergeant in the 4th Regiment of Foot, then based at the Citadel, Plymouth.   It is believed he served with the Regiment in the Crimean War 1854-1856.  He was awarded the Long Service and Good Conduct Medal.  He was discharged from the Regiment on 19th January 1860 at Chatham, and died in Liverpool in July 1888.


Long Service and Good Conduct Medal to Colour Sergeant Patrick McCraith, 4th King's Own.
Accession Number: KO3073/01

 

 

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