32nd or Cornwall Regiment of Foot Officer’s Waterloo Medal
An Officer’s 32nd or Cornwall Regiment of Foot Waterloo medal to Lt Samuel Hill Lawrence comprising an original clip and ring suspension on a replacement ribbon. Samuel Hill Lawrence was born in Ireland and became an Ensign in the 32nd Foot in January 1806 and Lieutenant in November 1807. He was with Captain Charles Wallett’s company and was wounded at Quatres Bras on 16th June. The regimental history states that of the 647 officers and men mustered on the morning of the 16th only 131 were standing on the evening of the 18th June. The 32nd came into action on the afternoon of the 16th at Quatres bras stopping the French advance and at Waterloo were stationed opposite the main French assaults.