Napoleon Series Archive 2003

Comand of Grenadier Company & 42nd at Waterloo

Gunter,

The information I have is that Capt Menzies commanded the Grenadier Company. I suspect he was out with the skirmishers when the French cavalry attacked the 42nd.

James Anton's "Retrospective of a Military Life", 1841 tells how the 42nd had 4 commanding officers in quick succession at Quatre Bras. He also say Campbell commanded at Waterloo.

Hope this helps.

Regards, Peter Thorn

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