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Page 146 - Waterloo, has been pleased, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty...
Page 278 - Hope in 1806, and proceeded from thence on the expedition to Buenos Ayres, where he was twice severely wounded and taken prisoner; served in the Peninsula and South of France, from June', 1809. to July...
Page 449 - Those Badges which would have been conferred upon the Officers who have fallen at or died since the Battles and Sieges, shall, as a token of respect for their memories, be transmitted to their respective families.
Page 289 - Cairo, and took possession of that city ; also present at the surrender of Alexandria to the British troops. Served several years in the West Indies, and at the last attack and surrender of the colonies of...
Page 24 - ... squadrons of the Imperial Guard ; charged and broke his advanced guard, whose commanding officer was killed, and whose sword he took. In the affair of Campo Mayor he gained the rear of the...
Page 275 - Vittoria, siege of San Sebastian, passages of the Bidassoa, Nivelle, and Nive, battle of Toulouse, and various skirmishes. Served also the Campaign of 1815, including the battles of Quatre Bras and Waterloo, and capture of Paris. Sir John received two musket-balls through...
Page 49 - C'harretie served in the Peninsula, from 1812 to the end of the war, including the battles of Vittoria and Toulouse.
Page 383 - Aug. 1812, to the end of the war in 1814, including the battle of Vittoria, siege of San Sebastian, battles of Orthes and Toulouse.
Page 75 - At the capture of Ischia, in 1809 ; on the expedition to the Ionian Isles, and at the taking of Zante and Cephalonia. Severely wounded in an attack on Stellanra, — left arm shattered by a musket-shot.
Page 345 - Villorķa, and various minor affairs. Served also the campaign of 1815, and was present at the battle of Waterloo.

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