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Posted by grammont on Wednesday 14th of July 2021 10:38
In 1848 when he received his General Service Medal he was listed as a Volunteer, 1st class, serving on the Royal Sovereign at Trafalgar
Posted by Cy on Wednesday 14th of July 2021 06:28
According to the Trafalgar Ancestors on the National Archive site, he was a Volunteer 1st Class, not a midshipman.
Posted by jude de angulo on Wednesday 14th of July 2021 01:34
archibald was w/ admiral collingwood on royal sovereign as a midshipman during battle of trafalgar, he enlisted 6 months earlier , aged 13yr , as a midshipman