An international team of battlefield experts, led by the University of Glasgow’s Dr Tony Pollard, will start work at farm buildings of Hougoumont in April 2015.
The research is being undertaken as part of Waterloo Uncovered, which is launching today and aims to transform our understanding of the battle that created modern Europe and ended the Napoleonic era.
Uniquely, the team will include British veterans, some wounded in recent campaigns, who will work alongside leading battlefield archaeologists and military historians. Together they hope to answer questions that remain unanswered 200 years after the battle. Read more.