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The Garde Imperiale and Its Commanders during the Period 1804 – 1815

Bataillon de Marins

By Tony Broughton, FINS

Regimental History

1804 : Created, Bataillon de Marines de la Garde Imperiale
1814 : Disbanded
1815 : Reformed (19 May 1815)
1815 : Disbanded (4 September 1815)

Commanders of the Bataillon de Marines de la Garde Imperiale with the rank of Capitaine de Vaisseau 1er Classe

1803: Daugier (Francois-Henri-Eugene)
1809: Baste (Pierre)
1810: Vattier (Antoine)
1811: Ganteaume (Honore-Joseph-Antoine)
1811: Motard (Leonard-Bernard)
1813: Saizeu (Louis-Pierre-Francois-Ricard-Barthelemi)
1815: Taillade (?)

Two of the above officers attained the rank of Contre-Amiral and above

Daugier, (Francois-Henri-Eugene)

Born: 12 September 1764
Commander: 27 September 1803
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 14 June 1804
Died: 12 April 1834

Baste, (Pierre)

Born : 21 November 1768
Commander: 11 April 1809
Contre-Amiral: 19 July 1811
Commander of the Legion d’Honneur: 28 February 1810
Count of the Empire: 25 March 1810
Died: 29 January 1814 (killed at Brienne)

Vattier, (Antoine)

No available information

Ganteaume, (Honore-Joseph-Antoine)

Born : 13 April 1755
Commander: 1 August 1811
Contre-Amiral : 7 November 1798
Vice-Amiral: 30 May 1804
Grand-Eagle of the Legiond’Honneur: 2 February 1805
Count of the Empire: 11 July 1810
Died: 28 September 1818

Motard, (Leonard-Bernard)

No available information

Saizeu, (Louis-Pierre-Francois-Ricard-Barthelemi)

No available information

Taillade (?)

No available information

Senior officers who served with the Bataillon de Marines de la Garde Imperiale killed and wounded whilst in the service of France

Baste - Killed 29 January 1814
Ganteaume - Wounded 1 June 1794 and 1 August 1798

Officers killed and wounded whilst serving with the Bataillon de Marines de la Garde Imperiale during the period 1804 - 1815

Officers killed: One
Officers died of wounds: Two
Officers wounded: Eighteen

Regimental History (battles and combats in which officers were killed and wounded)

1805: Austerlitz
1808: Madrid and Baylen
1812: Beresina and Wilna

 

Bibliography

Fallou L. Le Garde Imperiale (1804-1815) Paris; 1901.           
Fieffe E. Napoléon 1er et la Garde Imperiale Paris; 1859.
Fieffe E. Histoire des Troupes Etranger au service de France  Paris; 1854. 2 Vols
Lachouque H. Napoléon et la Garde Imperiale
Quintin D. and B. Dictionnaire des Colonels de Napoléon  Paris; 1996.
Sainte-Hilaire Emile-Marco de.  Histoire anecdotique,politique et militaire de la Garde Imperiale  Paris; 1847.
Six G. Dictionnaire Biographique des Généraux et Amiraux Français de la Révolution et de l’Empire 1792-1814  Paris; 1934. 2 Vols
Martinien A. Tableaux par Corps et par Batailles des officiers tues et blesses pendant les guerres de l’Empire  Paris; 1899. 2 Vols          
Mullie C. Biographies des Celebrites Militaire des Armées de terre et de mer de 1789-1850  Paris; 1851. 2 Vols

 

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: November 2003

 

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