Military Subjects: Organization, Strategy & Tactics


British Officers Serving as General Officers in the Portuguese Army

By João Centeno

 

Marechal General

Sir Arthur Wellesley [1]
29 April 1809 to 1814

Earl of Vimeiro [Portugal] 13-04-1811
Marquess of Torres Vedras [Portugal]  17-12-1811.
Duque of Victoria [Portugal] 12-12-1812
1st Viscount Wellington of Talavera and of Wellington [U.K.] on 4 September 1809
1st Baron Douro of Wellesley [U.K.] on 4 September 1809
1st Duque de Ciudad Rodrigo [Spain] in January 1812
1st Earl of Wellington [U.K.] on 28 February 1812
1st Marquess of Wellington [U.K.] on 3 October 1812
1st Marquess of Douro [U.K.] on 11 May 1814
1st Duke of Wellington [U.K.] on 11 May 1814
1st Prince of Waterloo [Netherlands] on 18 July 1815

Marechal dos Exercitos

Sir William Carr Beresford
07 Mar 1809 to 1814

Earl of Trancoso [Portugal] 13-05-1811
Marquess of Campo Maior [Portugal]  17-12-1812
Duque of Elvas [Spain].
1st Baron Beresford of Albuera and Dungarvan, co. Waterford [U.K.] on 17 May 1814
1st Viscount Beresford of Beresford, co. Stafford [U.K.] on 28 March 1823        

British Officers Serving as General Officers in the Portuguese Army

Name and Title

Tenente General
Lieutenant General

Marechal de Campo Major General

Brigadeiro
Brigadier General

John Hamilton

1 Jan 1812

01 Aug 1809

??

Richard Blunt

12 Oct. 1814

1 Jan 1812

24 Mar 1809

Thomas Bradford

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

4 Jun 1813

19 Dec 1811

Francis John Coleman

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

17 Sept. 1809

Daniel Seddon

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

13 Sept. 1809

Mac Leroth

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

13 Sept.1809

George Allan Madden

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

4 Jun 1813

17 Sept. 1809

Dennis Pack

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

07 Jul 1810

Charles Miller

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

13 Sept. 1809

William Frederic Spry

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

10 Jul 1813

06 Aug 1810

William Cox

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

12 Oct. 1815

3 May 1811

Barão D´Eben

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

08 May 1811

Archibald W. Campbell

??

12 Oct. 1815

08 May 1811

John Campbell

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

??

12 Oct. 1815

William Hozre Campbell

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

?? Died at the end of 1810

Alexander Campbell

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Unidentifiable, Brigadier, August 09 to July 10

Thomaz McMahon

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

8 May 1811

Nicholas Trant

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

08 May 1811

Benjamin D´Urban

12 Oct. 1814

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

08 May 1811

John Wilson

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

12 Oct. 1814

8 May 1811

William Munday Harvey

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

8 May 1811

Manley Power

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

4 Jun 1813

5 Aug 1811

Charles Ahsworth

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

??

4 Jun 1813

Thomaz Wlliam Stubbs
1st Baron of Vila Nova de Gaia 18-12-1833
1st Viscount of Vila Nova de Gaia 20-05-1835

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

??

4 Jun 1813

John Buchan

12 Oct. 1815

??

4 Jun 1813

Albert Arbuthnot

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

12 Oct. 1815

Jorge Elder

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

25 Oct 1825

12 Oct. 1815

Charles Sutton

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

12 Oct. 1815

Miguel McCreagh

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

12 Oct. 1815

Richard Armstrong

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

13 May 1820

John Austin

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

After 1815

George Brown

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

10 Apr. 1821

26 Aug 1820

Maxwell Grant

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

After 1815

Henry Pynn

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

??

Henry Watson

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

12 Oct. 1819

T. S Whittingham

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

??

 

Bibliography:

Relação dos oficiais ingleses que serviram no Exército Português durante a Guerra Península in Boletim do Arquivo Histórico Militar BAHM vol XV-1945; vol XVI –1946; vol XVII –1947, vol XVIII-1948; vol XIX –1949.

Hall, John A.    The Biographical Dictionary of British Officers Killed and Wounded, 1808-1814. Volume VIII; London: Greenhill Books.

Captain Lionel S. British Officers Serving in the Portuguese Army, 1809-1814.

Military Amanaques , 1811, 1813, 1814, 1817.

Grande Enciclopédia Portuguesa E Brasileira, Lisboa, Rio de Janeiro, Editorial Enciclopédia, limitada, 1936-60

Lista Militar por antiguidades dos oficiais de 1ª linha do exército que se consideravam presentes no acto da convenção de Évora Monte. Lisboa, imprensa de Francisco Xavier de Sousa, 1856

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Notes:

[1] ARTHUR Wesley, changed surname to Wellesley May 1798

Placed on the Napoleon Series: May 2005

 

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