Military General Service to the 7th Light Dragoons Consignment: 7
Military General Service to the 7th Light Dragoons - TOULOUSE (JOHN TAYLOR, 7th LIGHT DRAGOONS.). Naming is officially impressed. Original ribbon, light contact, bruised, residue present in recessed areas from polishing, better than very fine. Accompanied by copies of his Discharge Paper with Statement of Service from the National Archives. Footnote: John Taylor was born in Lymington, Hants and enlisted in the Army as a Private, at the age of 29. He served with the 7th Light Dragoons at the Battle of Toulouse (April 10, 1814) and served a total of fourteen years and one hundred days (March 13, 1800 to August 8, 1814) but was "severely afflicted with rheumatism for 7 years" when he "caught a severe cold when with the Regiment at Ipswich in the year 1807". He was discharged from service on August 8, 1814 at Romford Barracks, at the age of 43.