British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
Wood, George Adam
By: Ron McGuigan
Wood, George Adam (1767 - 22 April 1831)
Son of Lieutenant Adam Wood.
Cadet Woolwich 1780, 2nd Lieutenant Royal Artillery 1781, 1st
Lieutenant Royal Artillery 1790, Captain-Lieutenant Royal Artillery
1795, Captain Royal Artillery 1800, Captain C Troop Royal Horse Artillery
1801, Major Royal Artillery 1806, Lieutenant Colonel Royal Artillery
1808, Brevet Colonel 1814, Colonel Royal Artillery 1820, Major General
Early Service: Service: Gibraltar 1785-1790, Flanders 1793-1795,
West Indies 1795-1800, Mediterranean 1806-1808. Baltic 1808.
Portugal & Spain: Portugal and Spain 1808-1809 and Corunna 1809.
Other Service: Walcheren 1809. Commanded artillery on the continent
1813-1814. Commanded artillery Subsidiary Army in the Netherlands
1814-1815. Commanded artillery in Flanders and France and at Waterloo
1815. Commanded artillery Army of Occupation France 1815-1818.
Aide-de-Camp to the Prince Regent 1814
Knight 1812. CB 1815. KCH 1816.
on the Napoleon Series: June 2008
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