A Crimean Sailors Grave

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A Crimean Sailors Grave

Postby crimea1854 » 22 May 2014 19:36

John PASK was born in 1838 in Thundersley, Essex He was the son of James Horton Pask and Julia Asplin. In the census of 7 June 1841, Daws Heath, Thundersley he is listed as aged 3. In the census of 30 March 1851 in Hadleigh, Essex, he is listed as an agricultural labourer, aged 13, a Lodger of Ann HARVEY, (a widowed Farmer aged 60). Pask served as an Able Seaman (AB) on HMS Agamemnon, and was awarded the Crimea medal with Sebastopol clasp, together with the Turkish Medal. He also served in the navy on HMS Highflyer as an Ordinary Seaman (Ships No 72) and qualified for the Canton 1857 clasp to his China Medal.
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