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BRITISH RIFLE MAN: the Journals & Correspondence of Major George Simmons, Rifle Brigade during the Peninsular War & Campaign of Waterloo

BRITISH RIFLE MAN: the Journals & Correspondence of Major George Simmons, Rifle Brigade during the Peninsular War & Campaign of Waterloo  


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George Simmons joined the Lincoln Militia in 1805 as Assistant Surgeon and transferred in 1809 to the 95th Rifles. He retired in 1845 and died in Jersey in 1858.Simmons was a fine officer and this book is a classic.
One of the best and most justly famous of the many memoirs of a serving British soldier during the Napoleonic Wars. Born in Beverley in east Yorkshire, George Simmons began his military life in 1805 as Assistant Surgeon in the LIncoln Militia. He subsequently joined the 95th Rifles in order to help pay for his younger brothers' education. Simmons served throughout the thick of the Peninsular War under Wellington, doing his duty as a Rifleman in six campaigns up to 1814, and seeing action at the sieges of Ciudad Roderigo and Badajoz and the battles of Salamanca, Vittoria, and finally of Waterloo. He was thrice severely wounded, but survived to write these memoirs, which were basaed on the letters he sent home to his impecunious but doting parents.


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Product Code: 6409
Author: Lt Colonel Willoughby Verner, The Rifle Brigade
Format: SB xxvi + 386pp, maps, 2002 N&MP Reprint of 1899 Original Edition Published Price £14.50
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