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The medal awarded to an indestructible soldier who survived eight lance wounds at the Battle of Waterloo has sold for over £17,000.<br />
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Sergeant William Porteous had every part of his body pierced in the historic 1815 battle that sealed Emperor Napoleon's fate.<br />
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He was a member of the famous Scots Greys, 400 cavalrymen who were vastly outnumbered when they charged into action.