About the Waterloo Association
An historical society for those interested in the Battle of Waterloo and the Peninsular Campaigns of the Duke of Wellington.
In 1972, the site of the Waterloo battlefield was under threat from a proposed motorway. The 8th Duke of Wellington, with help from a number of distinguished Belgian and British allies, successfully fought off the plan, but realised the need for an organisation to promote and protect the site for future generations, and so the Waterloo Association was formed.
The Waterloo Association now regularly contributes to the maintenance and preservation of existing monuments. The Association was responsible for the erection, and dedication in 2002, of a major memorial at Quatre Bras, commemorating the British and Hanoverian troops that fought and died there on 16th June 1815.More about the Waterloo Association Explore the History of the Era
Waterloo Association Membership Benefits
- Free entry to The Wellington Museum at Waterloo.
- An interesting programme of regional events and visits. Such as Waterloo and Portsmouth
- Two talks a year in London.
- Supports the Napoleon Series website which has over 20000 articles available to view.
- The Association Journal which is published three times each year, in Spring, Summer and Winter and is posted to each member.
Waterloo Association Events
Events Up coming Events
No serious scholar of this turbulent period in the Army’s history should miss this series of talks hosted by the National Army Museum. Historian, Patrick Mercer OBE, will trace the conflicted loyalties of these turbulent times and show just what a de [...]
Wed, July 21, 2021 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM BST About this event In his talk well known Waterloo historian Andrew Field will analyse the role of the newly formed Anglo German division commanded by Major General Alten in the battle of Waterloo. Tickets at Ev [...]
Waterloo Association News
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