These are stories that seem to belong to another age, legends of centaurs, titans, with human heads and the bodies of horses galloping to the assault of Olympus, horrible, sublime, invulnerable beings, both gods and beasts ….
Waterloo General – The Life, Letters and Mysterious Death of Major General Sir William Ponsonby 1772-1815’
The late Duke was a distinguished soldier during and after the Second World War being awarded an MC for his gallantry in an action, ironically against the Vichy French in Syria in 1941.
Field Marshal John Colborne, 1st Baron Seaton (1778-1863), most famous for commanding the 52nd Regiment of Foot at Waterloo.
Colour Serjeant John Gibson of the 33rd Regiment of Foot written by Evelyn Webb-Carter in November 2012.