British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815

British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815
Dorrien, John

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 1809.

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: May 2006; updated December 2011

 

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