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Private William Sawyers

Schools Waterloo 200

LIGHT COMPANY 2nd Batt. Grenadier Guards

Lt.Colonel Sir Noel Hill's Company

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Waterloo Soldier by: Harris Academy

Date added: 1 Jun 2015

The Battle of Waterloo was fought on Sunday, 18 June 1815, near Waterloo in present-day Belgium, then part of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands. A French army under the command of Napoleon was defeated by the armies of the Seventh Coalition, comprising an Anglo-allied army under the command of the Duke of Wellington combined with a Prussian army under the command of Gebhard von Blücher.

Private William Sawyers fought under the Anglo-allied army was born in Sevenoaks in 1793. He was a soldier that was killed in battle. His time and specific cause of death are yet fully unknown.

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