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Last year I started a thread about soldiers that fought at Waterloo,i thought people might be interested in another Prescot man,

who never fought at Waterloo, but had an illustrious career anyway.

 

Thomas Knowles

Born Prescot 1772

Enlisted in Liverpool for the 4th Regiment of Foot. 19/7/1799, Occupation-Sailcloth Maker

Saw action in the following campaigns and battles :

 

Hallecourt

Copenhagen

 

Peninsular campaign

 

Corruna-1809

Fuentes De Onoro-1811

Badajoz-1812

Salamanca-1812

Palencia-1812

Vittoria-1813

St Sebastian-1813

Bidossoa-1813

Nive-1813

 

War of 1812

 

Bladensburgh-1814

Baltimore-1814

New Orleans-1815

Fort Bowyer-1815

 

Discharged-Barbados, 11/9/1821

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