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King George’s Martinien: Losses and Senior Officer Casualties in the British Army 1793 to 1815 -- Iberian Peninsula – 1810

By Steve Brown

BARBA DEL PUERCO – 19 March 1810

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

1/95th Foot

1

3

-

10

-

-

   

Total

1

3

-

10

-

-

   

VILLA DE PUERCO – 12 July 1810

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

14th Light Dragoons

2

7

-

17

-

1

Lt Col Neil Talbot

 

1st Light Dragoons KGL

-

-

-

5

-

-

   

Total

2

7

-

22

-

1

   

COA (ALMEIDA) – 24 July 1810

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Staff

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

Royal Horse Artillery

-

-

-

-

-

2

   

14th Light Dragoons

-

1

1

1

-

-

   

16th Light Dragoons

-

-

-

-

-

-

   

1st Light Dragoons KGL

-

-

-

2

-

-

   

1/43rd Foot

3

15

10

85

-

15

Lt Col Edward Hull

 

1/52nd Foot

-

1

2

-

-

3

 

Maj Henry Ridewood

1/95th Foot

1

11

8

55

1

53

   

Total

4

28

21

144

1

73

   

ADVANCE ON BUSSACO – 25 to 26 September 1810

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Staff

-

-

1

-

-

-

   

14th Light Dragoons

-

-

-

3

-

3

   

16th Light Dragoons

-

-

1

-

-

4

   

1st Light Dragoons KGL

-

-

-

4

-

-

   
                 

Total

-

-

2

7

-

7

   

BUSSACO – 27 September 1810

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Staff

-

-

5

-

-

-

 

Lt Col Colin Campbell (70th, AAG)

Royal Horse Artillery

-

-

-

2

-

-

   

Royal Artillery

-

1

-

5

-

-

   

Kings German Artillery

-

-

-

3

-

-

   

3/1st Foot

-

-

-

2

-

-

   

2/5th Foot

-

1

-

7

-

-

   

1/7th Foot

-

1

1

22

-

-

   

1/9th Foot

-

5

1

18

-

-

   

2/24th Foot

-

-

1

-

-

-

   

2/28th Foot

-

-

-

-

-

-

   

2/38th Foot

-

5

1

17

-

-

   

2/42nd Foot

-

-

-

6

-

-

   

1/43rd Foot

-

-

-

8

-

-

   

1/45th Foot

3

24

4

109

-

12

Maj William Smith

Maj William Gwyn

1/50th Foot

-

-

1

-

-

-

 

Maj Charles Napier

1/52nd Foot

-

3

2

10

-

-

 

Lt Col Robert Barclay

5/60th Foot

-

3

5

16

-

5

 

Lt Col William Williams

1/61st Foot

-

-

-

-

-

-

   

74th Foot

1

6

1

21

-

2

   

1/79th Foot

-

7

1

41

1

6

   

2/83rd Foot

-

-

-

5

-

-

   

1/88th Foot

1

30

8

94

-

1

Maj John Silver

Maj Robert McGregor

1/95th Foot

-

9

-

12

-

-

   

1st Light Battalion KGL

-

1

-

11

-

3

   

2nd Light Battalion KGL

-

1

1

6

-

-

   

1st Line Battalion KGL

-

3

1

5

-

-

   

2nd Line Battalion KGL

-

3

1

6

-

1

 

Maj Adolphus von Wurmb

5th Line Battalion KGL

-

1

-

9

-

-

   

7th Line Battalion KGL

-

-

-

9

-

-

   
                 

Total

5

104

34

444

1

30

   

POMBAL – 5 October 1810

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

16th Light Dragoons

?

?

3

?

?

?

   

1st Light Dragoons KGL

?

?

?

?

?

?

   
                 

Total

-

-

-

50*

-

-

   

* Total losses only, losses by type and unit not known.

OBIDOS – 9 to 14 October 1810

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

1st Light Dragoons KGL

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

1/71st Foot

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

1/95th Foot

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

5th Line Battalion KGL

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

Brunswick-Oels Jagers

?

?

?

?

?

?

   
                 

Total

-

20*

7*

84*

-

44*

   

* Total losses only, losses by unit not known.

SOBRAL – 12 to 14 October 1810

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

1/71st Foot

-

8

-

34

-

-

   

1st Division

-

-

-

25*

-

-

   
                 

Total

-

8

-

59

-

-

   

* Total losses only, losses by type or unit not known.

FUENGIROLA – 15 October 1810

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded & Missing

Staff

-

-

-

-

1

-

 

Maj Gen Andrew Lord Blayney (POW)

1/82nd Foot

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

2/89th Foot

?

?

?

?

?

?

   
                 

Total

?

?

2*

30*

8

190

   

* Combined K&W losses only, losses by unit not known. Virtually all missing were taken POW.


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