This monument was built on the location where at the end of the Battle of Waterloo the Napoleonic troops had their 'last stand', approx. 200 metres south of the Ferme de la Belle Alliance.
Text on the monument:
"Aux Derniers Combattants de la Grande Armée"
"For the last warriors of the Great Army"
De l'Escadron Polonais
Le 18 juin 1815"
the officers, NCOs
of the Polish Squadron
on 18 June 1815"
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