British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
Low, Sigismund Baron
Low, Sigismund Baron (Sigismund von Löw von Steinfurt)
(7 November 1757 - 16 July 1846)
In army lists as Siegesmund Baron Low. Styled Sigismund Baron
Low only while in British Service.
Entered Hanoverian Army Ensign 1774, Lieutenant 1778, Captain 1787,
Major 1794, Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel Foot Guards 1802. Joined British
Service with temporary rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 7th Line Battalion
King's German Legion 1804, Temporary Colonel 1804, Brigadier
General on the Staff 1809, Major General 1810. Permanent rank in
British Army 1812. Pensioned in Hanoverian Service 1816. Lieutenant
General Hanoverian Service 1817, General Hanoverian Service 1838.
Peninsular War: Commanded brigade KGL 1st Division June 1809-May
KCB (Honourary) 1815.
Colonel-Commandant and Colonel 4th Line Battalion KGL
Placed on the Napoleon Series: April 2009
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