The Charge of the Light Brigade 1854

#OnThisDay 1854 The Light Brigade charged Russian positions at the Battle of Balaclava in the Crimean War. Of the 674 men that took part, 114 were Irish. 21 Irishmen died, 16 were wounded & 7 were taken prisoner. More than 30,000 Irishmen served in the Crimea.

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