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NAP- Britain: British Company Officer Regiment (King's Own Lancaster) by Bryan Fosten.

Major-General Sir James Kempt (1764-1854), unknown artist, 1824.   This is the man who took over the 5th Division when Picton was shot through the head at Waterloo.

Major-General (later General) Sir James Kempt GCB, Lieutenant-Governor Fort William and Colonel of the Regiment of Foot, 1820 (c). Oil on canvas by unknown artist, 1824

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SOLDIERS- Courcelle: British dragoon kings guard, by Patrice Courcelle.

English light infantry (private, sergeant and officer). The shako badge and green plume indicate their status as 'Light Bobs'

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British "heavy cavalry", the Royal Horse Guards, or Blues (top), and the Life Guards. All of the British heavy cavalry wore red except the Horse Guards, hence their nickname.

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