British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
Smith, Haviland (1773? - 1817)
Son of Captain Thomas Smith and younger brother of Colonel Sir George
Ensign 57th Foot 1783, Half-pay 1791, Lieutenant Independent Company
1791, Half-pay 1791, Lieutenant 25th Foot 1792, Captain Independent
Company 1794, Captain 25th Foot 1795, Major in Major G. Smith's Regiment
of Foot in Corsica* 1795, Half-pay 1797, Major 27th Foot 1800, Brevet
Lieutenant Colonel 1800, Lieutenant Colonel 27th Foot 1805, Brevet
Colonel 1810, Brigadier General on the Staff 1813, Major General
* variously named Corsican Regiment, The Union Regiment of Foot,
Early service: Toulon, Brigade Major continent 1794, Corsica
1795, Malta 1800-1801, Egypt 1801, Malta 1801-1805, Sicily
1805-1813 and at Maida 1806.
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.
Other Service: on staff Ionian Islands 1816-1817 and died
at Corfu 1817.
Placed on the Napoleon Series: May 2009
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