Military Subjects: Organization, Strategy & Tactics

King George’s Martinien: Losses and Senior Officer Casualties in the British Army 1793 to 1815 -- Iberian Peninsula - 1811

By Steve Brown

BARROSA (CHICLANA) – 5 March 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Staff Corps

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

Royal Artillery

-

6

8

40

-

-

   

Royal Engineers

-

1

-

2

-

-

   

2nd Light Dragoons KGL

-

-

2

32

-

-

   

2/1st Foot Guards

1

33

8

177

-

-

 

Lt Col John Colquitt

2/Coldstream Foot Guards

1

8

2

47

-

-

   

2/3rd Foot Guards

1

14

2

85

-

-

   

1/28th Foot

-

6

-

80

-

-

   

2/67th Foot

-

10

4

31

-

-

   

2/87th Foot

1

44

4

124

-

-

   

2/95th Foot

-

6

-

28

-

-

   

Browne’s Flank Battalion (1/9, 1/28, 2/82)

-

25

11

200

-

-

   

Barnard’s Flank Battalion (2/47, 3/95)

2

33

5

97

-

-

   

Total

6

186

46

944

-

-

   

POMBAL – 11 March 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

1/95th Foot

-

1

1

4

-

-

   

Total

-

1

1

4

-

-

   

REDINHA – 12 March 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

1st Dragoons

-

-

-

2

-

-

   

4th Dragoons

-

-

-

3

-

-

   

2/5th Foot

-

3

1

5

-

-

   

2/27th Foot

-

-

-

3

-

-

   

1/40th Foot

-

-

-

8

-

-

   

1/43rd Foot

-

-

-

6

-

-

   

1/45th Foot

-

-

1

6

-

-

   

1/52nd Foot

-

2

3

21

-

-

   

5/60th Foot

-

-

-

10

-

4

   

2/83rd Foot

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

1/88th Foot

-

-

1

3

-

-

   

94th Foot

-

2

1

13

-

-

   

1/95th Foot

-

-

1

24

-

-

   

97th Foot

-

1

-

6

-

-

   

Total

-

8

8

115

-

4

   

CAZAL NOVO – 14 March 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

2/5th Foot

-

-

-

8

-

-

   

1/43rd Foot

-

-

3

11

-

-

   

1/45th Foot

-

1

-

9

-

-

   

1/52nd Foot

1

8

3

52

-

1

   

5/60th Foot

-

-

1

3

-

1

   

74th Foot

-

-

1

4

-

-

   

2/83rd Foot

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

1/88th Foot

-

-

-

2

-

1

   

94th Foot

-

-

-

4

-

-

   

1/95th Foot

-

3

2

10

-

-

   

Total

1

12

10

104

-

3

   

FOZ DO AROUCE – 15 March 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

2/5th Foot

-

1

-

7

-

-

   

2/24th Foot

-

-

-

2

-

-

   

2/42nd Foot

-

-

-

3

-

-

   

1/45th Foot

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

1/52nd Foot

-

2

-

3

-

-

   

5/60th Foot

1

3

-

8

-

-

   

74th Foot

-

-

-

3

-

-

   

1/79th Foot

-

1

-

6

-

-

   

2/83rd Foot

-

-

-

3

-

-

   

1/88th Foot

1

-

-

1

-

-

   

94th Foot

-

-

-

6

-

-

   

1/95th Foot

-

-

2

17

-

-

   

Total

2

7

2

60

-

-

   

CAMPO MAYOR – 25 March 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

3rd Dragoon Guards

-

-

-

3

-

-

   

13th Light Dragoons

-

10

6

23

-

22

   

Total

-

10

6

26

-

22

   

SABUGAL – 3 April 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Horse Artillery

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

1st Light Dragoons KGL

-

-

-

1

-

1

   

2/5th Foot

-

-

2

6

-

-

   

1/43rd Foot

1

7

5

67

-

-

   

1/45th Foot

-

-

-

2

-

1

   

1/52nd Foot

-

3

2

18

-

-

   

5/60th Foot

-

2

-

2

-

1

   

2/83rd Foot

-

-

-

1

-

1

   

1/88th Foot

-

-

-

2

-

-

   

2/88th Foot

-

-

-

3

-

-

   

94th Foot

-

-

-

2

-

-

   

1/95th Foot

1

1

2

12

-

1

   

2/95th Foot

-

1

-

2

-

-

   

Total

2

14

11

119

-

5

   

GUADIANA – 7 April 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

13th Light Dragoons

-

-

-

3

2

51

   

1/40th Foot

-

-

-

1

-

1

   

97th Foot

-

-

-

3

-

2

   

Total

-

-

-

7

2*

54*

   

* All missing were POW.

SEIGE OF OLIVENÇA – 15 April 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

1/7th Foot

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

2/7th Foot

-

1

-

-

-

-

   

3/27th Foot

-

1

-

3

-

-

   

Brunswick-Oels Jagers

-

1

-

-

-

-

   

Total

-

3

-

4

-

-

   

FUENTES D’OÑORO – FIRST DAY - 3 May 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

1st Dragoons

-

-

-

-

-

-

   

14th Light Dragoons

-

1

-

1

-

1

   

16th Light Dragoons

-

-

-

-

-

-

   

1st Light Dragoons KGL

-

-

1

4

-

-

   

2/5th Foot

-

-

-

4

-

-

   

2/24th Foot

-

-

-

2

-

-

   

2/42nd Foot

-

1

1

6

-

1

   

1/45th Foot

-

-

-

-

-

2

   

1/50th Foot

-

-

2

3

-

-

   

5/60th Foot

-

3

2

9

-

8

 

Lt Col William Williams

1/71st Foot

1

7

5

33

-

6

   

74th Foot

-

1

-

9

-

-

   

1/79th Foot

1

4

2

18

-

-

   

2/83rd Foot

-

-

-

9

-

3

   

1/88th Foot

-

-

-

5

-

-

   

2/88th Foot

-

-

-

6

-

-

   

1/92nd Foot

-

-

1

9

-

-

   

94th Foot

-

-

-

3

-

-

   

3/95th Foot

-

-

1

9

-

-

   

1st Light Battalion KGL

-

2

-

5

-

-

   

2nd Light Battalion KGL

-

1

-

3

-

-

   

1st Line Battalion KGL

-

-

-

4

-

-

   

2nd Line Battalion KGL

-

-

-

4

-

-

   

5th Line Battalion KGL

-

-

-

4

-

-

   

7th Line Battalion KGL

-

-

-

3

-

-

   

Total

2

20

15

153

-

21

   

FUENTES D’OÑORO – SECOND DAY - 5 May 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded & Missing

Staff

-

-

2

-

-

-

 

Maj Gen Miles Nightingall

Royal Horse Artillery

-

1

-

1

-

-

   

Royal Artillery

-

5

3

18

-

-

   

1st Dragoons

-

4

1

36

-

-

   

14th Light Dragoons

-

3

5

27

-

3

   

16th Light Dragoons

-

7

2

16

1

1

   

1st Light Dragoons KGL

-

2

2

39

-

-

 

Maj Freidrich Meyer

1/Coldstream Foot Guards

-

4

2

49

1

7

   

1/3rd Foot Guards

1

5

1

52

1

12

 

Lt Col George Hill (M)

3/1st Foot

-

-

-

9

-

-

   

1/4th Foot

-

-

-

-

-

-

   

2/5th Foot

-

-

-

3

-

-

   

1/9th Foot

-

-

-

4

-

-

   

2/24th Foot

1

4

-

19

1

4

   

2/30th Foot

-

-

-

4

-

-

   

2/38th Foot

-

-

-

-

-

-

   

2/42nd Foot

-

2

-

23

-

-

   

1/43rd Foot

-

-

-

9

-

-

   

2/44th Foot

-

-

-

4

-

-

   

1/45th Foot

-

3

-

1

1

-

   

1/50th Foot

-

3

-

21

-

-

   

51st Foot

-

-

-

5

-

1

   

1/52nd Foot

-

1

-

6

-

-

   

2/52nd Foot

-

-

-

14

-

-

   

5/60th Foot

-

-

1

13

-

-

 

Maj William Woodgate

1/71st Foot

2

11

4

71

2

37

   

74th Foot

1

2

2

54

-

-

   

1/79th Foot

-

27

9

126

-

94

 

Lt Col Philips Cameron

2/83rd Foot

1

5

1

28

-

-

   

85th Foot

1

12

3

36

-

43

   

1/88th Foot

1

1

2

47

-

1

   

2/88th Foot

-

-

-

-

-

-

   

1/92nd Foot

-

7

1

34

-

-

 

Maj Peter Grant

94th Foot

-

-

1

4

-

-

   

1/95th Foot

-

-

-

7

-

-

   

2/95th Foot

-

2

-

4

-

-

   

3/95th Foot

1

1

-

2

-

2

   

1st Light Battalion KGL

-

-

-

2

-

1

   

2nd Light Battalion KGL

-

-

-

1

-

1

   

1st Line Battalion KGL

-

-

-

2

-

1

 

Maj Adolphus von der Beck

2nd Line Battalion KGL

-

2

2

11

-

2

   

5th Line Battalion KGL

-

-

-

8

-

3

   

7th Line Battalion KGL

-

1

1

5

-

2

   

Chasseurs Britanniques

-

30

4

17

-

7

   

Brunswick Oels Jagers

-

1

1

6

-

10

   

Total

9

146

50

838

7

236

   

FIRST SEIGE OF BADAJOZ - FORT ST. CHRISTOVAL – 8 to 15 May 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Engineers

2

-

2

1

-

-

   

2/34th Foot

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

3/27th Foot

1

13

16

161

-

-

Maj John Birmingham

Lt Col John Maclean

1/40th Foot

-

22

10

206

-

-

 

Lt Col Charles Harcourt

5/60th Foot

-

1

1

8

-

-

   

97th Foot

-

16

5

86

-

-

   

2nd Light Battalion KGL

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

Total

3

52

34

464

-

-

   

BARBA DEL PUERCO – 11 May 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

1/4th Foot

-

2

1

10

1

4

   

1/36th Foot

-

2

-

5

1

10

   

Total

-

4

1

15

2

14

   

ALBUERA – 16 May 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Staff

1

-

7

-

-

-

Maj Gen Daniel Hoghton

Maj Gen Lowry Cole, Maj Gen William Stewart

Royal Artillery

-

3

1

10

-

1

   

Kings German Artillery

-

-

1

17

1

30

   

3rd Dragoon Guards

1

9

-

9

-

1

   

4th Dragoons

-

3

2

18

2

2

   

13th Light Dragoons

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

1/3rd Foot

4

212

14

234

2

177

   

1/7th Foot

1

65

14

277

-

-

Lt Col William Myers

 

2/7th Foot

2

47

13

287

-

-

 

Bt Lt Col Edward Blakeney

1/23rd Foot

2

74

11

246

-

6

 

Lt Col Henry Ellis

2/27th Foot

1

1

-

5

-

-

   

2/28th Foot

-

27

6

131

-

-

   

29th Foot

5

75

12

233

-

11

 

Lt Col Daniel White, Maj Gregory Way

2/31st Foot

-

29

7

119

-

-

   

2/34th Foot

3

30

4

91

-

-

   

2/39th Foot

1

14

4

77

-

2

   

1/40th Foot

-

3

-

8

-

-

   

1/48th Foot

3

64

13

194

-

6

Lt Col Duckworth

 

2/48th Foot

4

44

10

86

9

190

   

1/57th Foot

2

87

21

318

-

-

Maj J. Mackenzie Scott

Lt Col William Inglis, Maj William Spring

5/60th Foot

-

2

1

18

-

-

   

2/66th Foot

3

52

12

104

-

101

   

97th Foot

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

1st Light Battalion KGL

-

4

4

59

-

2

 

Maj Freidrich de Hartwig

2nd Light Battalion KGL

1

3

1

31

-

1

   

Total

34

849

158

2574

14

530

   

USAGRE – 25 May 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Horse Artillery

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

3rd Dragoon Guards

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

4th Dragoons

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

13th Light Dragoons

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

Total

-

-

-

20*

-

-

   

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

FIRST SEIGE OF BADAJOZ – 30 May to 11 June 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Staff Corps

-

-

1

-

-

-

   

Royal Artillery

-

1

-

4

-

-

   

Royal Engineers

1

-

-

2

-

-

   

2/5th Foot

1

5

-

6

-

-

   

1/7th Foot

-

-

-

4

-

-

   

29th Foot

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

2/39th Foot

-

-

-

2

-

-

   

1/40th Foot

-

1

-

-

-

-

   

1/45th Foot

-

1

-

7

-

-

   

2/48th Foot

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

51st Foot

1

26

3

75

-

4

   

1/57th Foot

-

-

1

1

1

-

   

2/66th Foot

-

2

-

-

-

-

   

74th Foot

-

4

-

9

-

-

   

2/83rd Foot

-

-

-

8

-

-

   

85th Foot

1

7

3

19

1

-

   

1/88th Foot

-

1

-

1

-

-

   

94th Foot

-

1

-

8

-

-

   

Chasseurs Britanniques

-

12

1

22

-

4

   

1st Light Battalion KGL

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

2nd Light Battalion KGL

-

1

-

1

-

-

   

Brunswick-Oels Jagers

-

1

1

12

-

-

   

Total

4

65

9

184

2

8

   

ELVAS – 22 June 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

11th Light Dragoons

-

10

-

24

-

56

   

2nd Light Dragoons KGL

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

Total

-

10

-

24

-

56*

   

* KGL casualties unknown but probably minimal. All missing were taken POW.

EL BODON – 25 September 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

11th Light Dragoons

-

8

2

14

-

-

 

Lt Col Henry Cumming

1st Light Dragoons KGL

-

5

2

32

-

5

   

2/5th Foot

-

5

1

13

-

-

   

1/45th Foot

-

-

-

-

-

1

   

1/77th Foot

-

4

-

14

-

5

   

2/83rd Foot

-

5

-

14

-

5

   

1/88th Foot

-

-

-

-

-

5

   

94th Foot

-

-

-

-

-

1

   

Total

-

27

5

87

-

22

   

CARPIO – 25 September 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

14th Light Dragoons

-

-

1

7

-

-

   

16th Light Dragoons

-

-

-

8

-

1

   

Total

-

-

1

15

-

1

   

ALDEA DE PONTE – 27 September 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Horse Artillery

-

-

1

-

-

-

   

3rd Dragoon Guards

-

-

-

-

-

-

   

1st Dragoons

-

-

-

3

-

-

   

4th Dragoons

-

-

-

-

-

-

   

12th Light Dragoons

-

-

-

2

-

4

   

1/7th Foot

-

9

4

29

-

-

   

1/23rd Foot

1

2

2

13

-

1

   

1/48th Foot

-

-

1

7

-

2

   

5/60th Foot

-

-

1

-

-

-

   

Brunswick-Oels Jagers

-

1

-

3

-

-

   

Total

1

12

9

57

-

7

   

ARROYO DOS MOLINOS – 28 October 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

9th Light Dragoons

-

*

-

*

*

-

   

13th Light Dragoons

-

*

-

*

*

-

   

1st Light Dragoons KGL

-

-

2

13

-

-

   

1/28th Foot

-

*

-

*

*

-

   

2/34th Foot

-

*

-

*

*

-

   

2/39th Foot

-

-

1

10

-

-

   

1/50th Foot

-

*

-

*

*

-

   

5/60th Foot

-

*

-

*

*

-

   

1/71st Foot

-

*

-

*

*

-

   

1/92nd Foot

-

3

4

7

-

-

 

Lt Col John Cameron, Bt Maj Robert Dunbar

Total

-

7

7

57

-

-

   

* Combined losses of these units Total 4 ORs killed, 27 ORs wounded.

TARIFA – 22 to 31 December 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

-

-

-

2

-

-

   

Royal Engineers

1

-

-

1

-

-

   

2nd Light Dragoons KGL

-

-

-

2

-

-

   

2/11th Foot

1

-

1

7

-

-

   

2/47th Foot

1

1

3

7

-

-

   

2/87th Foot

-

5

2

32

-

1

   

2/95th Foot

-

2

-

12

-

-

   

Total

3

8

6

63

 

1

   

LA NAVA – 29 December 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

13th Light Dragoons

-

-

-

11

-

1

   

2nd Light Dragoons KGL

-

2

1

8

-

1

   

Total

-

2

1

19

-

2

   

Placed on the Napoleon Series: August 2010

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