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::: picton st – sir thomas picton

Posted in bs6 with tags , , , , , on January 31, 2011 by kochy

named in honour of waterloo hero, lieutenant general sir thomas picton (1758 – 1815)

it is believed he was wounded three days earlier in another battle but concealed it in order to lead his troops into battle

the earlier wound was only discovered after his death