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 Waterloo Monument to the French

Waterloo Monument to the French

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Burial Waterloo, Arrondissement de Nivelles, Walloon Brabant, Belgium
Memorial ID 12405 · View Source
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Located on the Waterloo battlefield is this monument to the French who died at the farmhouse of Hougemont. The house was in the center of the battlefield and had to be taken before the infantry could advance and smash Wellington's center. It was taken briefly and 20,000 French infantry under General d'Erland advanced by failed to take the ridge due to a counter attack by the Scots Grays Calvary.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 13 Sep 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12405
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Waterloo Monument to the French (unknown–unknown), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12405, citing Waterloo Battlefield, Waterloo, Arrondissement de Nivelles, Walloon Brabant, Belgium ; Maintained by Find A Grave .