Realize a dignified burial for a young soldier killed at the Battle of Waterloo 1815 whose remains are currently on public display at the Lion’s Mound Museum & Visitor Centre in Belgium.

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steven dwan
5 years ago
I;ve made waterloo my specialist subject having studied it for over 4 decades. I was saddened to see this young soldiers remains on display last year when I visited. We can understand the battle and the time it happened in without seeing the results first hand of one poor mans end whilst the prime of life. Remember all the losses and injured by all means but its not a show and its not a crowd puller either. Bury him with honour and respect.

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Pam Greenway
5 years ago
I was recently at the museum and assumed the bones were replicas. I'm astounded to discover they are not. I am appalled with the technologies of today that replicas were not produced for display. This poor soldier and his family! Give him the respect of a descent burial!

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Lisa Jackson
5 years ago
Human beings are not objects, in life or death. All should be reburied with honour.

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Drago Svoljsak
5 years ago
human rights

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Efraim Firstater
5 years ago
I served for more then 33 years in the IDF in the infantry, as a regular soldier an then in the reserve. One of the reasons that motivated us was the knowledge that in any case, we will come back home alive, or dead. And in that case, we should be given a proper and honourable burial. It's a shame, and it is really disappointing, that the British Army, with such a great tradition, doesn't take care of this man, who died fighting for King George III. As a Jew, I should also remark that for both Jews and Christians is an abomination to put the remains of a human being in display. Let Friedrich Brandt rest in peace!

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Mathew Page
5 years ago
Every man who gives his life for a Nobel cause deserves a respectful burial,we owe it to him

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Robin Atter
5 years ago
I too am a Rifleman

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Timothy Pickles
5 years ago
As Senior British officer of the Napoleonic/War of 1812 period, an Honorary Member of the Napoleonic Association and the man who played Wellington at the first two large re-enactments in 1990 and 1995, I can definitively state that our aim in commemorating the battle is to honor and commemorate the brave men of all the nations that took part on that moments occasion. I am horrified that this man is being used to sell candfloss and trinkets in a crass display of greed. Show photographs of him, build a replica of him but let this man rest in the ground, honored by his country. Displaying him in a freak show is quite beyond the pale.

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Neil Pickup
5 years ago
Whilst I felt privileged to attend some of the ceremonies last week at Waterloo I was disgusted to see the remains of this young soldier on public display in a glass case in the museum. He should be given a respectful burial with, in my opinion, full military honours.

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Soencer Johnson
5 years ago
Bury the poor soul, in the U.S. It's illegal to display human remains, weather they are 2, 200 or 200 years old