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Dickie Bird. B 7

NEAR THIS SPOT LIE THE BURIED. THE REMAINS OF

DICKIE BIRD. B 7.

TROOP HORSE 5TH DRAGOON GUARDS.

WHICH WAS FOALED IN  1850.

JOINED THE REGIMENT IN 1855.

AND SERVED THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE CRIMEAN CAMPAIGN

FROM MAY 1854. TO JUNE 1856.

HE WAS SHOT ON 21st NOVr 1874.

BY SPECIAL AUTHORITY FROM THE HORSE GUARDS.

TO SAVE HIM FROM. BEING SOLD BY AUCTION.

 

Submitted by: Keith Phelan

 

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