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Baker rifle and sword bayonet

Schools Waterloo 200

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Dear Family and Friends, As a way remembering those that fought at Waterloo in June 1815 from their Artefacts like this $personFirstName$ from that time, our school has created a page within the $bookTitle$. Please contribute by adding your thoughts, messages, photographs and videos about this period artefact. Add your insight or expertise to help build and lock-in our knowledge about this artefact, simply go to: $findPersonLink$ and make your contribution too. Thank you,
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About this Artefact by: Waterloo 200 Coordinator

Date added: 12 Mar 2015

This British rifle, named after its maker, Ezekial Baker, was one of the most advanced weapons in the world at the time of the Battle of Waterloo. It was much more accurate than the guns used by most soldiers, but also harder and more expensive to make. 

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Thanks to the  Greenjackets Museum

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