Battle of Quatre Bras Waterloo Medal

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Captain A. Ross’s Company No. 8. Battle of Quatre Bras, Waterloo

HUGH McGILLIVRAY 1st BATTN. 91ST. REGT. FOOT

HUGH McGILLIVRAY 1st BATTN. 91ST. REGT. FOOT

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Battle of Quatre Bras Waterloo Medal

Waterloo Medal to 91st Regiment of Foot named to: HUGH McGILLIVRAY 1st BATTN. 91ST. REGT. FOOT

HUGH McGILLIVRAY 1st BATTN. 91ST. REGT. FOOT

HUGH McGILLIVRAY 1st BATTN. 91ST. REGT. FOOT

He is on the medal roll in Captain A. Ross’s Company No. 8.

He is recorded in the Historical Record of the 49th Foot with the 91st as part of the 6th Brigade as wounded at Quatre Bras two days before the Battle of Waterloo

91st Regiment of Foot – the Princess Louise’s Argyllshire Highlanders, who was present at the battle of Waterloo on 18th June 1815, where his unit formed part of the 6th British Brigade in the 4th Division.

HUGH McGILLIVRAY 1st BATTN. 91ST. REGT. FOOT

HUGH McGILLIVRAY 1st BATTN. 91ST. REGT. FOOT

The 91st Foot comprising 824 men formed part of Major General Johnstone’s 6th British Brigade in Lieutenant General Sir Charles Colville’s 4th Division, which for most of the battle formed the reserve. During the battle the 91st Foot suffered 4 officers killed and two missing, and 1 other rank killed and 6 wounded.

HUGH McGILLIVRAY 1st BATTN. 91ST. REGT. FOOT

HUGH McGILLIVRAY 1st BATTN. 91ST. REGT. FOOT

There is only 1 Hugh McGillavray on the Waterloo Medal Roll. With edge knock as can be seen in the accompanying images.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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