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Waterloo Association AGM and Lecture on Wellington and India Drinks Reception & AGM for WA members. Professor Martin Howard will then talk on Wellington & the British Army’s Indian Campaigns 1798-1805   Timetable 5.30pm Drinks Reception 5.45pm ish AGM 6.30pm ish Professor Martin Howard’s talk. The talk will be face to face only. 7.30pm Attendees […]
Historians React to the Napoleon Trailer – Waterloo Association Podcast   In this special episode of the Waterloo Association podcast, Membership Secretary Owen Davis, is joined by Paul Brunyee and John Morewood to discuss the latest trailer for the upcoming film Napoleon. Paul is the editor of the Waterloo Journal and has a particular interest […]
Napoleon: Trailer First Thoughts       The first trailer for the upcoming film Napoleon has just been released. Please follow this link to our sister site, The Napoleon Series to read a review from a more historical perspective. Hopefully this film will be an inspiration for many more people to learn the story of this […]
In 2023 The Waterloo Association celebrates its 50th anniversary. To mark this occasion the Association will hold a celebratory lunch after which Professor Andrew Roberts, Lord Roberts of Belgravia, will give a talk on a Napoleonic related theme. The Association’s AGM will be held after Andrew’s talk.   Please note timings are approximate and will […]
Dear Member As you know we have been running another series of online Winter Lectures. For those of you how were unable to watch them live we try to make as many of them as possible to view later in our Member’s Area. Please understand that this is not possible for all the talks we […]
Many thanks to those of you who attended the recent AGM at Apsley House. You will have heard from our Membership Secretary Owen Davis updating us on membership numbers. Membership numbers are up by 6% and there has been a particular growth in the number of Overseas members. The Winter Lecture Series continues to be […]
The most recent instalment of our Winter Lecture Series had now been released exclusively for our members. Head over to our members section to find this video and many others. You will find the password contained within your journal. In this talk Andrew Field examines whether the Prince of Orange was an inexperienced, conceited and tactically inept […]
The Waterloo Association’s Midlands group is happy to present a talk by Andrew Field on the 3rd (British) Division at Waterloo. This talk looks at the division’s composition and its experience on the battlefield of Waterloo. This forms the backdrop for Field to examine the circumstances surrounding the arrest of General Kielmansegge and his handling […]
He had previously served as a Captain in the 23rd Foot Regiment, but transferred to the 7th Light Dragoons on 15 June 1809. He served in the peninsula from August 1813 to April 1814, so it would appear that he wrote in two sequential journals, but we now only have the second covering the last few months of the war. From December 1813 Keane served on the staff of Lieutenant Colonel Vivian.
An unknown soldier of the 38th (1st Staffordshire) Regiment, he states that he was in hospital at Salamanca in 1812 and made a prisoner of war until the end of the war in 1814 and then took the opportunity to take his discharge from the army soon after.