British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
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
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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