British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815

British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815
Lightburne, Stafford

By: Ron McGuigan

Lightburne, Stafford (17**- 27 September 1827)

Ensign 37th Foot 1775, Lieutenant 37th Foot 1778, Captain-Lieutenant 37th Foot 1787,  Major 119th Foot* 1794, Lieutenant-Colonel Royal Dublin Regiment of Foot* 1794,  Lieutenant-Colonel 53rd Foot 1795, Brevet Colonel 1801, Brigadier General on the Staff 1805-1808, Major General 1808, Lieutenant General 1813.

* disbanded 1796.

Early Service: North America 1775-1781, wounded and prisoner of war 1781, British North America 1784-1788, Flanders 1793, West Indies 1795-1798, 1799-1802, Home 1802-1804, Ireland 1804, on Staff Ireland 1805-1809.

Peninsular War: Commanded brigade July 1809- January 1810. Commanded brigade 4th Division January-February 1810. Commanded brigade 3rd Division February-October 1810.

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: January 2009; updated April 2012

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