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John Ashley Kilvert

British politician

Died when: 87 years 18 days (1044 months)
Star Sign: Libra

 

John Ashley Kilvert

Alderman John Ashley Kilvert (1833–1920) was an English soldier and later businessman and politician, who became Mayor of Wednesbury, then in Staffordshire, England.

He served as a cavalryman with the 11th Hussars in the Crimean War, where he survived the Charge of the Light Brigade.

His medals are displayed at Wednesbury Museum and Art Gallery.


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