The officer and trooper depicted belong to the 16th (The Queen's) Regiment of (Light) Dragoons. In April 1809 the 16th Light Dragoons joined Wellington's army in the Peninsular and spent the next five years there, taking part in the battles of Talavera (1809), Fuentes d'Onor (1811), Salamanca (1812), and Vittoria and Nive (1813).
Dispute halts auction of Lord Raglan's Crimean collection
A portrait of Field Marshall Lord Raglan. Born on this day 30th September, 1788, British soldier, he was wounded in the right arm at Waterloo and had to go amputation. The Raglan sleeve was named after him as he wore this style of coat after losing his arm