Rode in Famous British Charge at Balaklava
Jul. 15, 1913 - In the County Almshouse in Rome to-day died a survivor
of the Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaklava on Oct 25th.
1854. He was Daniel Dowling, born in Carlow Ireland, in 1832. He
enlisted in the British Army, going at once into the Crimean
Peninsula, where he was in many battles. He was one of the very
few who came out of the charge of the six hundred without a
wound, and not until the battle of Inkerman was he wounded.
Crimean War Dowling went to many places fighting for England. He
saw service in Malta, Egypt, India, Australia and South America.
He came to the United States with the intention of entering the
Union Army. When he was on his way here the surrender of Lee was
only sister had gone with her husband to South America. He began
a search for her and for years travelled in many countries on
his quest which was never successful. He had distant relatives
in this region age coming on, he was compelled to seek the
had all his discharge papers, but he never received and
assistance from the British Government. Among the few
possessions he retained to the last were the spurs he wore in
the famous charges and a copy of Tennyson’s poem.
Special to The New York Times. July 16, 1913,
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