A SKULL and arm thought to be those of a soldier have been unearthed at the site of the Battle of Waterloo.
Professor Tony Pollard, director of the dig at Mont-Saint-Jean, Belgium, hailed the “incredibly rare” find.
A skull and arm found at the site of Waterloo are thought to be those of a soldier[/caption]
Napoleon’s French Army were defeated at battle[/caption]
Some 50,000 died at the 1815 battle when a British-led coalition under the Duke of Wellington defeated Napoleon’s French army.
The combined number of men killed or wounded was made up of close to 25,000 casualties on the French side and approximately 23,000 for the Allied army.
The victory led to decades of relative peace often referred to as the Pax Britannica.
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Some 50,000 died at the 1815 battle when a British-led coalition[/caption]