1/1st Foot Guards was in Maitland's 1st Brigade of Cooke's 1st Division. The battalion detached its flank companies to Hougoumont at the beginning of the day but the remainder stood in square against the French Reserve Cavalry attacks.
The Foot Guards at Waterloo wore summer campaign order - shakos and white cotton drill trousers.
The 1st Foot Guards are shown here in square - the figures are mostly Revell and Esci with quite a few conversions in the front kneeling rank. The third rank consist mostly of Hinton Hunt which are nicely compatible.
Colour Party, with drums and pioneers in front. The drummers are mostly Revell with a couple of Hinton Hunt. The Ensign carrying the Regimental Colour is a 7YW conversion.