British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
Ross, Andrew (17** - 26 September 1812)
Brother of Rear Admiral Sir John Ross RN.
Ensign 60th 1784, Half-pay, Ensign 55th Foot 1789, Lieutenant 55th
Foot 1791, Captain Independent Company 1793, Captain 95th Foot* 1793, Major
Unattached 1794, Half-pay, Major in Reay Fencibles^ 1795, Major 54th
Foot 1800, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel 1800, Lieutenant Colonel 44th
Foot 1803, Lieutenant-Colonel 70th Foot 1803, Brevet Colonel 1809,
Brigadier General on the Staff 1811, Major General 1812.
*disbanded 1796. disbanded+ 1802.
Early Service: Quartermaster-General in the West Indies 1796. West
Peninsular War: On staff in Cadiz 1811 and commanded in Cartagena
1811-1812. Served on East Coast of Spain 1812. Died of illness
in Cartagena 1812.
Aide de Camp to the King 1809.
Placed on the Napoleon Series: February 2009
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