British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
By: Ron McGuigan
Stopford, Edward (28 September 1766 - 14 September 1837)
Son of the 2nd Earl of
Courtown. Older brother of Admiral Sir Robert Stopford.
Ensign 3rd Foot Guards
1784, Lieutenant & Captain 3rd Foot Guards 1792, Captain & Lieutenant-Colonel
3rd Foot Guards 1798,
Brevet Colonel 1808,
Brigadier General on the Staff 1811, Major General 1811, Lieutenant General
Early Service: Flanders
Portugal & Spain :
Temporarily commanded brigade 1st Division July-November 1809, December
1809-June 1811 and temporarily commanded 1st Division June 1811. Commanded
brigade 4th Division June-July 1811. Permanently commanded brigade 1st Division
July-December 1811, February-March 1812, March 1813-April 1814. Wounded Bayonne
MP 1810-1818. KCB 1815. GCB 1835.
Colonel of the Royal African Corps 1818-1819, 41st Foot 1819-1837.
on the Napoleon Series: January 2008; updated September 2013
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