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The medal awarded to an indestructible soldier at Waterloo who miraculously survived eight lance wounds has emerged for sale for £9,000.<br />
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Sergeant William Porteous, of the Royal Scots Greys, had every part of his body pierced in the historic 1815 battle which sealed Napoleon's fate.<br />
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The 400 cavalrymen of the Scots Greys were vastly outnumbered when they rode into the heart of the enemy that had been advancing against the British at the time.