Waterloo Medal 1815 With original steel clip and contemporary ring suspension. John Sutton, 1st Dragoon Guards Light contacting
Wounded at the Battle of Waterloo. The regiment took no part in the Penninsula Wars but distinguished itself at Waterloo in fighting against the French Cuirassiers. The regiment lost 269 horses, 129 officers and men killed and over 130 wounded. It was stated that after Waterloo, only 15 dragoons remained mounted. ! The 1st Dragoon Guards, in company with the 1st & 2nd Life Guards and Royal Horse Guards formed the Household Brigade at Waterloo.