Monday, May 21, 2012

Salt, James

An old Crimean veteran, Mr James Salt, who died on June 7th at Tauranga, was given a military funeral at that township by a party of old soldiers. He entered the Sixth Enniskillen Dragoons in 1840, and served with them in the Crimea, and in the charge of the Heavy Brigade at Balaclava, under Sir James Scarlett. He held the rank of Farrier-Sergeant, and was wounded in the charge and invalided home. Subsequently he served out here in the Waikato war.
Auckland Star, Volume XXII, Issue 143, 18 June 1891, Page 7

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