Lieutenent-Colonel Lake Tomb

On August 17Th, 1808, and as result of the 1st French invasion in Portugal, The Roliça battle took plase on those hills between  the Napolionic Army,led by General Delaborde, and the Anglo-Portuguese troops, led by General Wellesley. Lieutenent-Colonel George Augustus Frederik Lake was surprised be enemy in this valley being under fire from three flanks. As a result of such offensive approach, the commander himself tumbled just a 4 of his officers as well 66 soldiers. Lieutenent-Colonel Lake`s body was buried here.

Thanks to Ferdinand of S.

Colonel Lake

Colonel Lake

Colonel Lake

Colonel Lake

Colonel Lake

Colonel Lake

 

 

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