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cocobelle
17-11-2014, 8:33 PM
Hi, Is there any way to find out a list of soldiers from N Ireland who fought at Waterloo and specifically where they came from in N Ireland ? thanks

Elwyn Soutter
17-11-2014, 11:11 PM
At the time of Waterloo, Northern Ireland didn’t exist. It was all just part of Ireland, which in turn was part of the UK. So I don’t think there would be any separate or dedicated records just for soldiers from those 6 counties.

I am not very knowledgeable about military records but my general understanding is that until the latter part of the 1800s, people often just joined whichever regiment was stationed in their area at that time. But I might be wrong about that.