Battle of Waterloo - Autographed Freefront Special
The Battle of Waterloo on 18th June 1815 marked the end of the Napoleonic Wars with the defeat of the French army by the two armies of the Seventh Coalition. One of these was a British-led force under the command of the Duke of Wellington.
To commemorate this key moment in our history we are thrilled to have acquired a one-of-a-kind item to offer to our collectors. It contains the mounted autographs of the Duke of Wellingtonand eleven men who fought alongside him at Waterloo. It measures 34x24” and could be framed by you to make a stunning centrepiece in your home. It has been produced to a high standard with a plaque listing each of the twelve signatories and a striking Waterloo photo.
The full list of autographs & their deeds at Waterloo are:
Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
Commander of the British led force
Arthur Hill, 2nd Baron Sandys
Served as Wellington’s aides de camp
William Harris, 2nd Baron Harris
Commanded the 73rd Regiment of Foot
Sir Edward Kerrison, 1st Baronet
Commanded the 7th Light Dragoons
Sir Hussey Vivian, 1st Baron Vivian
Commanded the 6th Brigade of the Earl of Uxbridge's Cavalry Division
Charles Gordon Lennox, 5th Duke of Richmond
Served as aide-de-camp to both the Prince of Orange and Wellington
Sir Charles Broke Vere
Awarded the Russian Order of St. Vladimir and the Dutch Order of Wilhelm for his gallantry at Waterloo
Beaumont Hotham, 3rd Baron Hotham
Marched with his Regiment of Guards
Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount Hill
Commanded the II Corps & led the charge of Sir Frederick Adam's brigade against the Imperial Guard towards the end of the battle
Fitzroy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan
Served on Wellington's staff and lost his right arm
Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey
Led the spectacular charge of the British heavy cavalry against Comte d'Erlon's column which checked and in part routed the French Army
Alexander Fraser, 17th Lord Saltoun
Fought as a captain in the First Regiment of Guards
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