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  • that Hardinge had reached the highest standard of competence with the French language possible at the Royal Military College. Again, these l …

  • Company 13/2/1813 (vice Fraser appointed to 93’” Foot), 3’” Garrison Battalion. 13 7 Captain of a Company 21/10/1813 (exchanged with Captain …

  • Student Officer Farnham 1815 Deputy Assistant Quartermaster General Gentleman, Ensign without purchase 25/3/1809 (vice Sullivan resigned), 29 …

  • Dickson’s future awards and commendations suggest that his excellence as a student continued to characterise his military career. He briefly …

  • Wellington’s army using wooden stakes to mark out the position of each infantry battalion, cavalry regiment and artillery battery ready for …

  • afternoon. Sadly, his luck ran out towards the end of the battle. At about 6.30pm as the French attempted to exploit their capture of La Hai …

  • Appendix 2‘75 HONOURS AWARDED FOR THEIR SERVICES IN THE WATERLOO CAMPAIGN TO STAFF OFFICERS WHO HAD ATTENDED THE ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE Brev …

  • in French with Bliicher refusing to participate as he despised the French language464 and that the reason for the use of French as the mediu …

  • As his uncle’s only ADC69 Henry Somerset would have born the main responsibility for ensuring the speedy and accurate transmission of Lord S …

  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (ODNB). Paget, J, & Saunders, D, Hougoumont: The Key to Victory at Waterloo, London 1992. Peaty, …

  • Colquhoun Grant had originally commissioned into the 11'h Foot and served with that regiment in Flanders in 1798. By the time his regiment d …

  • No 17 N018 No 19 No 20 No 21 No 22 No 23 No. 24 No. 25 No. 26 No. 27 No. 28 No. 29 Anthony Morton Stephen Deakin (Ed) Lt Col Harold Simpson, …

  • saving the life of an English light dragoon, who was about to be bayonetted by mistake by pursuing Prussian troops in their enthusiasm for d …

  • and centre at critical points during the attack by the French I Corps, the British cavalry counterattack and the later fall of La Haie Saint …

  • Captain of a Company 20/6/1809 (vice Edward Keane exchanged), 23’” Foot.336 Brevet Major 12/4/1814.337 Later awarded the Military General Se …

  • squares. The skirmishers however, managed to kill or wound a number of British officers including Fitzgerald.374 Two years after Waterloo Fit …

  • Bibliography Unpublished Material War 0fi‘ice: Royal Military College Sandhurst: Correspondence and Letter Books; Reference W0 152. These rec …

  • +These regiments were not part of Wellington’s army during the Waterloo campaign. iGentleman cadets from families who were members of the ar …

  • standard in his studies to be allowed to spend a further six months at the College after receiving a commission in the 26'h Foot. Two months …