Waterloo Medal 1815 awarded to Captain Archibald Armstrong, 71st (Highland) Regiment (Light Infantry), 1815
The Waterloo medal was the first ever 'campaign medal' issued by the British Army, given to every soldier regardless of their rank or role. It was awarded to all soldiers present at the Battle of Waterloo (18 June 1815) and the actions during the two previous days.
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National Army Museum, London
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