British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
By: Ron McGuigan
Barsse, Adolphus Baron (Adolph
von Barsse) (1749 - 19 May 1834)
Style as Adolphus Baron Barsse only while in British Service.
Entered Hanoverian Army Lieutenant 1774, Captain 1788, Major 1794,
Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel 9th Infantry Regiment 1802. Joined British
Service in 2nd Line Battalion King's German Legion with temporary rank
of Colonel 1804, Brigadier General on the Staff 1810, Major General
1810. Permanent rank in British Army 1812. Pensioned as Lieutenant
General in Hanoverian Service.
Early Service: Brigade KGL Copenhagen 1807,Sicily 1812-1814.
Peninsular War: Commanded brigade on the East Coast of Spain 1812-1814.
Other Service: Italy 1814.
Colonel of the 2nd Line Battalion KGL 1804-1816.
on the Napoleon Series: September 2008
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