British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815

British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815
Saunders, John Stratford

By: Ron McGuigan

 

Saunders, John Stratford (1752? - 2 April 1846)

Ensign 64th Foot 1779, Lieutenant 90th Foot* 1779, Captain 90th Foot* 1782, Half-pay 1783-1790,  Captain 61st Foot 1790, Brevet Major 1794, Major 61st Foot 1795, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel 1798, Lieutenant-Colonel 61st Foot 1805,  Brevet Colonel 1808, Major General 1811, Lieutenant General 1821, General 1838.

* disbanded 1783.

Early Service: West Indies 1779-1781, Gibraltar 1793-1794, West Indies 1794-1796, Cape of Good Hope 1798-1801, Egypt 1801-1803, Malta 1803, Sicily 1805-1809, Gibraltar 1809.

Peninsular War: With regiment 1809. On staff Lisbon  August 1810 -  October 1810.  Left in October 1810.

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: January 2008

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