A Waterloo Medal 1815, with original steel clip and an old replaced solid ring suspension, awarded to Private Frederick Stiecke, 4th Line Battalion, King's German Legion, who was present at the Battle of Waterloo on 18th June 1815, where his Batta...

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Product ID: CMA/31158
Condition: edge bruising to two places on rim, otherwise Good Very Fine.
Description:

A Waterloo Medal 1815, with original steel clip and an old replaced solid ring suspension, awarded to Private Frederick Stiecke, 4th Line Battalion, King's German Legion, who was present at the Battle of Waterloo on 18th June 1815, where his Battalion suffered 113 casualties out of 416 men present, when serving as part of Colonel G.C.A. Plat’s 1st Brigade of King's German Legion.

Waterloo Medal 1815, with original steel clip and an old replaced solid ring suspension; (FREDERICK STIECKE. 4TH LINE BATT. K.G.L.)

Condition: edge bruising to two places on rim, otherwise Good Very Fine.

Frederick Stiecke served as a Private with the 4th Line Battalion, King's German Legion at the Battle of Waterloo on 18th June 1815. The 4th Line Battalion comprised 416 men of which 113 became casualties, with 1 officer killed and 7 wounded, and 13 other ranks killed and 77 wounded and 15 missing. The Battalion formed part of Colonel G.C.A. Plat’s 1st Brigade of King's German Legion, which in turn was part of Lieutenant General Sir Henry Clinton’s 2nd Division, in Lieutenant General Lord Hill’s Second Corps.