One of the most notable soldiers from The 4th Light Dragoons for his brave action during the battle of Balaklava.

He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal in the field, the Crimean medal, the Turkish Crimean medal and the most prestigious French Legion of Honour.

Related topics

  1. A short history of The 4th Hussars
  2. The Crimean War 1854-56
  3. Article: Chevaliers of the Legion of Honour
  4. Object: Medal group of Sergeant DJ Gillam, D.C.M.