British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815

British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815
Johnstone, George

By: Ron McGuigan

 

Johnstone, George (17??  - 19 December 1825 )

Son of Major William Johnstone. Also as George Johnston.

Volunteer,  Ensign 29th Foot 1782, Lieutenant 29th Foot 1787, Captain-Lieutenant 29th Foot 1792,  Captain 29th Foot 1794, Major 29th Foot 1799, Lieutenant Colonel New Brunswick Fencibles 1803, Lieutenant Colonel 93rd Foot 1810, Brevet Colonel 1812,  Major General 1814.

Service: British North America 1782-1787,  West Indies 1793-1795 and Brigade Major, Ireland 1798,  British North America 1803-1810,  Cape of Good Hope 1810-1814.  Commanded brigade for service in British North America 1815; however, brigade sent to Flanders instead. Commanded  6th Brigade in Flanders & France 1815.

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: April 2008

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