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Discharge papers of George Rose a black soldier at Waterloo

Schools Waterloo 200
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About this Artefact by: Waterloo 200 Coordinator

Date added: 13 Mar 2015

The discharge papers of George Rose describe the remarkable military career of an Afro-Caribbean soldier who fought at Waterloo and served the British army for nearly 30 years. Discharge papers are the records of a soldier’s career in the British Army, given to every veteran when they were discharged due to age or sickness.

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Thanks to National Archive. 

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