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The Battle of Waterloo 1815 by Andrew & Sandra Twinning. 313 Pimpala Road, Mt. Hurtle, Woodcroft SA 5162, Australia. 1993. 29 pp. Paperback. US $5.50 includes airmail postage. Fax 61-8-322-8102. M/C & Visa accepted.

This book is a collection of short pieces about the Battle of Waterloo including: A sketch of the battle fought Sunday June 18, 1815; alphabetical list of officers killed and wounded from the Official Returns 16 June to 26 June 1815; additional list of Hanoverians killed and wounded; military and biographical notices of the fallen heroes; Battle of Waterloo honours; list of regiments under the command of Field Marshal Duke of Wellington showing the total loss of the British and Hanoverians; list of where the various English regiments were formed; and useful publications.

If family tradition suggests an ancestor was at the Battle of Waterloo, this is a useful little book. It will give you a list of regiments present and officers who died or were promoted on the field of battle, as well as indicating where you can look for further information.

Reviewed by Paul Milner
BIGWILL v.3 no.3, 1996