There is a sound of thunder afar
Storm in the South that darkens the day
Storm of the battle and thunder of war
Well, if it do not roll our way
Storm ! Storm ! Riflemen form !
Ready be ready to meet the storm !
Riflemen, Riflemen, Riflemen form !
Or some such on the morning of Waterloo...95th have made much of this alleged episode over the years. Wellington had a long association with the rifles - from Copenhagen onwards...he may have said something more pertinent but their 16 battle honours during that period speak for themselves...