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    Posted 6 years ago

    ron1939
    (135 items)

    I have had this tin many years , no manufacturer name.
    I dont know what was contents were only says
    Made in England. [Charge of the light Brigade 1854]
    The light Brigade consisted of 4th & 13th Light Dragoons.
    17th Lancers. 8th & 11 Hussars armed with Lances .
    and Sabres. 670 men Charged through a mass of Russian
    Cavalry 5. 240 strong cut their way through and cut down
    Enemy Gunners Losses were 9 Officers killed 12 Wounded
    14 Serjeants killed 9 wounded 4 Trumpeters killed
    3 wounded 129 rank & file killed 98 wounded.
    Total killed 156 .wounded 98 . 60 taken prisoner .
    All this on a wrongly heard order.

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    1. Chrisnp Chrisnp, 6 years ago
      "Forward, the Light Brigade!"
      Was there a man dismay'd?
      Not tho' the soldier knew
      Someone had blunder'd:
      Theirs not to make reply,
      Theirs not to reason why,
      Theirs but to do and die:
      Into the valley of Death
      Rode the six hundred.
    2. ron1939 ron1939, 6 years ago
      Thanks chrisnp Always loved that poem.

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