British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
By: Ron McGuigan
Dorrien, John (1758? - 14 March 1825)
Cornet Royal Horse Guards 1783, Lieutenant
Royal Horse Guards 1786, Captain-Lieutenant Royal Horse Guards 1790,
Captain Royal Horse Guards 1794, Brevet Major 1797, Major Royal Horse
Guards 1799, Lieutenant Colonel Royal Horse Guards 1799, Brevet Colonel
1806, Major General 1811, Lieutenant General 1819.
Early service: Flanders 1795, cavalry
brigade Home Staff 1808.
Portugal & Spain: Ordered on foreign
service Portugal and Spain 1808. Embarkation orders cancelled due
to retreat of Moore's army 1808.
Other service: On Home Staff
Placed on the Napoleon Series: May 2006; updated December 2011
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