British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815

British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815
Sutton, Charles

By: Ron McGuigan

Sutton, Charles  (1775 - 26 March 1828)

Eldest son  of Admiral Evelyn Sutton.

Captain Nottinghamshire Regiment of Militia 1798, Cornet 11th Light Dragoons 1799, Ensign 3rd Foot Guards 1800, Lieutenant & Captain 3rd Foot Guards 1802, Half-pay, Captain 23rd Foot 1803, Major 23rd Foot 1807, Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel 1811, Lieutenant Colonel 23rd Foot 1813, Half-pay,  Brevet Colonel 1821.

Served in Portuguese Service 1809-1818. Major and Promoted Lieutenant Colonel 1809 in 9th Portuguese Regiment, Colonel 1813, Brigadier General 1815. 

Peninsular War: Commanded brigades of the Portuguese Army 1809 -1814.

Other Service: Commanded a division of the Portuguese Army 1818. Inspecting Field Officer of Militia Ionian Isles 1824-1828.

Knighted 1814. KCB 1815.

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2009

 

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