British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
By: Ron McGuigan
Howorth, Edward (17** - 5 March 1827)
Also shown in army lists as Howarth.
Gentleman Cadet Royal Military Academy Woolwich 1768, 2nd Lieutenant
Royal Artillery 1772, 1st Lieutenant Royal Artillery 1779, Captain-Lieutenant
Royal Artillery 1782, Captain Royal Artillery 1793, Captain C Troop
Royal Horse Artillery 1793, Brevet Major 1794, Major Royal Artillery
1799, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel 1798, Lieutenant Colonel Royal Artillery
Colonel Royal Artillery 1805, Brigadier General on the Staff 1809-1811,
Major General 1811, Lieutenant General 1819.
Early service: North America 1776-1780, wounded and prisoner of war
1777, Ireland 1798.
Portugal & Spain: Commanded Royal Artillery Portugal 1809.
Peninsular War: Commanded Royal Artillery April 1809 -July 1811. Invalided
home due to ill health 1811.
KCB 1815. GCH 1817. Colonel Commandant Royal Artillery 1821.
on the Napoleon Series: July 2008
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