British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815

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

By: Ron McGuigan

 

Harding, John (17** - 18 June 1809)

Gentleman Cadet Royal Military Academy Woolwich  1772, 2nd Lieutenant Royal Artillery 1777, 1st Lieutenant Royal Artillery 1779,  Captain-Lieutenant Royal Artillery 1790, Captain Royal Artillery 1794, Brevet Major 1797,  Major Royal Artillery 1802, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel 1802, Lieutenant Colonel Royal Artillery 1803, Colonel Royal Artillery 1808.

Early service: Copenhagen 1807.

Portugal & Spain: Commanded Royal Artillery Portugal 1808. Commanded Royal Artillery with Moore's army in Spain 1808-1809 and at Corunna 1809. Died from effects of the campaign 1809.

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2008

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