Napoleon Series Archive 2008

Re: Lt-col William Douglas ( 1778? - 1818) *LINK* *PIC*

The inscription on his tomb, in English and in French, in the cemetery of Valenciennes, reads as follows

« Erected
by the
Officers, non–coms and privates
XCI British Regiment
to the memory
of
Colonel Sir William Douglas
K.C.B.
Their Commanding Officer
as a feeble testimony of regard
and their regret
for
one of the bravest and the best of men
Died XXV Aug MDCCCXVIII aged XL »

http://napoleon-monuments.eu/Napoleon1er/images/59ValenciennesDouglas2.jpg

He died of illness in 1818, when the 90th garrisoned the city of Valenciennes.

The tomb was derelict until recently, when the city of Valenciennes restored it.

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