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Sir John Moore’s Sword

Schools Waterloo 200

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About this Artefact by: Waterloo 200 Coordinator

Date added: 13 Mar 2015

Lieutenant General John Moore was carrying this sword when he was mortally wounded by cannon shot at Corunna (1809). He was the British Army’s most important General, and led the war against Napoleon until his death- when the Duke of Wellington took his place.

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Thanks to the Greenjackets Museum

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