Waterloo article in St. John’s Telegram

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Fighting at Hougoumont during the Battle of Waterloo. Newfoundlander Job Gibbs was among the Coldstream Guards defending the farm.

Fighting at Hougoumont during the Battle of Waterloo. Newfoundlander Job Gibbs was among the Coldstream Guards defending the farm.

Shannon’s article about Job Gibbs, a Newfoundlander who fought in the Battle of Waterloo, was published in the St. John’s Telegram on the 200th anniversary of the battle.

To read the article, click here.

To read Shannon’s blog post about Canadians at the Battle of Waterloo, on which the article was based, click here.

The success of the battle of Waterloo … turned upon the closing of the gates of Hougoumont.

Duke of Wellington