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Erroll Pilkington Gillespie Letters

Letters from from Erroll Pilkington Gillespie to his family. Learn more.

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BC Archives MS-2685

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La Belgique Historique Marque Deposee

Waterloo The Lion.

9 A mound erected in 1825-6 with soil taken from the crest of the tragic ditch of Ohain, where the magnificent charge of the French Calvary broke down. This mound 50 metres in height supports a lion in cast-iron measuring 4.50 metres and weighing 18,000 kilo. This monument was erected at the spot where the Prince of Orange was wounded, whilst leading the Dutch Belgian troops.

BC Archives, MS-2685 Box 17 File 3 / OLIVER, William Edgar, 1867 – 1920. Victoria; lawyer. / Erroll P. Gillespie, correspondence outward, 1917 – 1919.

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