Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, N0577
Waterloo Medal 1815
Medal awarded to Major Leslie Walker, 1st Battalion, 71st (Highland) Regiment of Foot.
During the Battle of Waterloo the 1st Battalion of the 71st Regiment lost 16 officers and 171 men killed or wounded out of a total strength of 810 men.
Major Walker is possibly the same person as Captain Leslie Walker, reported wounded in 1813 during one of the battles in the Peninsular Wars.
18 June 1815 Battle of Waterloo
18 June 1815
18 June 1815
Thomas (Jr) Wyon
Battle of Waterloo, Wars
George Prince Regent, House of Brunswick, Hanover Line, English reign
- T. WYON JUN. 8 (medallist's name)
- T. WYON 8 (medallist's name)
- 1 - medal diameter : 35mm
(medal: 35mm diameter
ribbon: 39mm wide)
- 2 - ribbon width : 39mm
- 0 - Whole length : 116mm
Nomenclature 3.0 for Museum Cataloging (Primary Title)
Robert G. Chenhall's System for Classifying Man-Made Objects (Other Title) Robert Chenhall
Nashville/Tennessee/USA (Place of Publication)
16 March 2016
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