British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815

British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815
Du Plat, George Charles Augustus

By: Ron McGuigan

 

Du Plat, George Charles Augustus (Georg Carl August du Plat) (3 March 1770 - 21 June 1815)

In British Army lists as Charles du Plat.

Entered Hanoverian Army: Captain 1st Infantry Regiment. Joined British Service in King’s German Legion with temporary rank in the army 1803: Major 4th Line Battalion 1804, Lieutenant Colonel 4th Line Battalion 1807, Permanent rank in British Army 1812, Brevet Colonel 1813.

Early Service:  Hanover 1805, Baltic 1807, Sicily 1808-1812.

Peninsular War: with his regiment on the East Coast of Spain 1812-1814.

Other Service: commanded 3rd KGL Brigade in the Netherlands 1814-1815. Commanded 1st KGL Brigade France and Flanders 1815.  Died of wounds received at battle of Waterloo 1815.

Placed on the Napoleon Series: March 2008

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