British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
By: Ron McGuigan
Hoghton, Daniel (17**- 16 May 1811)
Also as Houghton.
2nd son of the 6th Baronet. .
Cornet 11th Light Dragoons 1793, Lieutenant 11th Light Dragoons
1793, Captain Independent Company 1793, Half-pay 1793, Captain 82nd
Foot 1794, Major 97th Foot* 1794, Major 67th Foot 1795, Major 88th
Foot 1799, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel 1796, Lieutenant-Colonel 8th Foot
1804, Brevet Colonel 1805, Brigadier General on the Staff 1809-1810,
Major General 1810.
* disbanded 1795.
Early Service: India 1799-1802 and Egypt 1801-1802? West Indies 1809-1810,
Nova Scotia 1810.
Peninsular War: On staff Cadiz April-October 1810. Commanded brigade
2nd Division October 1810-May 1811. Killed in action at Albuera 1811.
Placed on the Napoleon Series: December 2008
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