Nigel Aspdin, the current owner of the medal writes:This Waterloo Medal has been given by me for sale by auction in 2015, the year of the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, June 18th 1815.
I am the great-great-great-great nephew of Simon Stainsby and live in Derby a mere stone’s throw awa...
If you should find yourself on the road between Bayonne and St Jean de Luz, see if you can locate the Maison de Barouillet, to the south of Bidart [close to Biarritz].
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Extracts from Chapter 5 of Campaign of the Western Pyrenees by Captain Robert Batty, First Guards, 1823.