Waterloo Medal 1815 With contemporary style steel clip and ring suspension. Henry Liddon, 1st Batt. 40th Foot


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Henry served in Captain Sempronius Stratton’s Company at Waterloo in reserve, but as the day progressed they were brought in to reinforce the centre and took part in the final charge against the Imperial Guards, losing over 200 men on the day. The musters of September – December 1816 show him as invalided back to England on the 26th October 1816 and discharged.

Born in the parish of Broad Clist near Exeter, Devon C1783. Served with the Woolwich Division Royal Marines attesting at Exeter 28th April 1806 and discharged 6th September 1814 on reduction of the corps.