British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
Barclay, Robert (29 January 1774 or 1776 - 3 May 1811)
Son of Major David Barclay.
Ensign 60th Foot 1783,Half-pay, Ensign 38th Foot 1789, Lieutenant
38th Foot 1793, Captain-Lieutenant 38th Foot 1795, Captain 38th Foot
1795, Major 52nd Foot 1803, Lieutenant Colonel 52nd Foot 1806.
Early Service: West Indies 1793 - 1795 and prisoner of war, West
Indies 1796-1800, Brigade Major Home Staff 1801-1803, Sicily
with 52nd 1806-1807, Baltic 1808.
Portugal & Spain: Portugal and Spain 1808-1809 and Corunna 1809.
Peninsular War: with his regiment 1809-1810 and commanded a brigade
in the Light Division August - September 1810. Died 1811 of
wounds received at Busaco 1810.
Placed on the Napoleon Series: March 2009
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