Welsh History, Castles in Wales

    Edwin Hughes, the Light Brigade's last survivor from Wrexham

    Edwin Hughes

    'Balaclava Ned'. He died in 1927, the last survivor of the Charge of The Light Brigade at Balaclava in the Crimea.

    Connection: Born in Mount Street, Wrexham in 1830.

    comment by:horace
    He was my great-great-great grandfather. He died in 1927 at the age of ninety-five. He funeral was held in Blackpool with full military honours. I have some wonderful photos taken at the time.




    Tags: North Wales, Wrexham