11 May 2001
MILITARY GENERAL SERVICE 1793-1814, two clasps, Vittoria, Toulouse (William Burrows, 15th Hussars), some edge bruising and contact marks, nearly very fine
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Private William Burrows was also present at the Battle of Waterloo where he was wounded in the left breast by grapeshot.
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