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The Man Behind the Medals  In this blog series, SOFO Museum’s Research volunteers look at the stories behind some of the medal sets in the museum’s collection, from those that can be seen on a visit in our dedicated Medals display to some of those that are still tucked away in the archive. While medals will tell you a little bit about a soldier’s service, it’s only with further research that their…

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Star Objects – Waterloo OBLI:5356 – unattributed print of an Officer of the 52nd Foot c.1815   To get us prepared for our upcoming Waterloo lecture with historian Gareth Glover, we will be looking at a few of the Waterloo-era objects from our archive. In this post we will look at the uniform of an Officer of the 52nd.   OBLI:5803 – 52nd Officer’s shako c.1815   This shako was…

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