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Wellington’s Field Marshal’s Baton

Schools Waterloo 200

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About this Artefact by: Waterloo 200 Coordinator

Date added: 16 Mar 2015

The English Field Marshal’s Baton was presented to the future Duke of Wellington for his military successes against Napoleon’s Army in Spain. It was the first ever Marshal’s Baton given to a British general, and started a tradition that continues to this day.

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Thanks to Apsley House

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