The Waterloo Association: Members Area


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 […]
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 […]
Dear Members As you know we have been running a Winter Lecture series to make up for the lack of physical events we are able to run. If you missed these Lectures, three are now available in your Members Zone. Password is contained within your Journal. Midland Lecture Series: 52nd Foot at Waterloo (The Truth, […]
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by Elizabeth Lancaster On May 1st 1903, the Batley News published an obituary to my great grandfather, Armitage Colbeck, which stated, among other things, that the deceased’s grandfather had fought at the Battle of Waterloo. This was the starting point to my search for my soldier ancestor. War Office records yielded the information that a […]
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The following pages are taken from the memoirs of Commissary-General Tupper Carey. He joined the Commissariat Department in 1808 at the age of sixteen, and was immediately sent out to the Peninsula. He accompanied the Light Brigade of Cavalry on their retreat to Vigo. With the exception of a few months, when he was invalided […]