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Private James Olley, Norfolk Survivor of the Charge of the Light Brigade.

The Walking with the Wounded charity receives 100% of the proceeds from sales

Book price: £8.50 Postage and packaging £1.50

Written by Steve Benson & Richard Jefferson about James Olley (1833-1920).

James Olley was born in Hanworth......lived in Southrepps, Bacton, Holt, Blakeney, Cley, Salthouse, Lyng and Elsing, where he died. He was severely wounded in the Charge and had a pension of 1s 2d a day for life, one which was long and colourful.

The book cannot be purchased in a bookshop......from the authors, or online.

Click here to purchase via the Walking with the Wounded shop website.

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