Archeologists, veterans uncover soldier’s remains at Waterloo

An item from the Legion Magazine.


Stephen J thorne

Waterloouncovered.com

Archeologists, veterans uncover soldier’s remains at Waterloo

STORY BY STEPHEN J. THORNE

An international team of archeologists and military veterans has uncovered the remains of what is believed to have been a soldier killed at the 1815 Battle of Waterloo—a rare find on what was one of history’s bloodiest battlefields.

The complete skeleton was discovered in a former gully alongside the remnants of ammunition boxes, medical waste and amputated limbs.

 

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The fight for Lake Ontario

STORY BY SHARON ADAMS

During the War of 1812, before roads connected large cities in North America, the sea, lakes and rivers served as highways.

Troops, armaments and supplies could most easily be moved long distances by ship.

 

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