Officer's undress sabretache worn by Captain (later Lieutenant-Colonel) William Tyrwhitt Drake, Royal Regiment of Horse Guards, at the Battle of Waterloo, 1815
In 1815 Drake's regiment fought at Waterloo with Major-General Edward Somerset's Household Cavalry Brigade and took part in the attack on the French infantry which were advancing towards the British centre at La Haye Saint.
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