Small Army Gold Medal for Talavera, Lieut Colonel, 1st Bn. 48th Foot. ‘The Heroes of Talavera’. Mortally wounded at the head of his regiment at Talavera when required by Wellington to advance through the broken centre of the British line to repulse the advancing French. Whilst grievously wounded gained fame by coolly removing his bicorn and passing it to his major stating “You will have the honour of leading the 48th to the charge”.


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