FIGHTING NAPOLEON: THE RECOLLECTIONS OF LIEUTENANT JOHN HILDEBRAND 35TH FOOT IN THE MEDITERRANEAN AND WATERLOO CAMPAIGNS
256pp., 16 illus. 2017. Hildebrand was involved in the defence of the island of Sicily; the campaign to capture the Ionian Islands; the siege of Ragusa, and the Occupation of Corfu. With the war ending in 1814, John and his regiment returned home, only to be sent to Belgium when Napoleon escaped from Elba in 1815. The regiment was not involved at Waterloo, but was at Hal which guarded Wellington’s flank during the battle.