British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
Mackenzie, John (19 December 1763 - 14 June 1860)
Also spelt as M'Kenzie.
2nd son of 3rd Baronet of Gairloch.
Lieutenant 73rd Foot 1778, Captain Independent Company 1782, Half-pay
1783-1793, Captain 78th Foot 1793, Brevet Major 1794, Major
78th Foot 1794, Lieutenant Colonel 78th Foot 1795, Half-pay 1802, Brevet
Colonel 1802, Brigadier General on the Staff 1804-1809, Major
General 1809, Lieutenant General 1814, General 1837.
Early service: Flanders 1794-1795, Cape of Good Hope
& India 1796-1802, on Home Staff 1804-1806, Malta 1808-1810,
Peninsular War: Commanded a brigade and then a division on the East
Coast of Spain 1812-1814. Commanded brigade ordered to join the Peninsular
Army from the breakup of the force on the East Coast of Spain
1814, however war ended before he joined.
Placed on the Napoleon Series: April 2009
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