British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815

British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815
Wilson, George 

By: Ron McGuigan

Wilson, George  (17** - 5 January 1813)

Ensign 39th Foot 1784, Lieutenant 39th Foot 1786, Captain 39th Foot 1792, Major 39th Foot 1795, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel 1801, Lieutenant-Colonel 39th Foot 1803, Brevet Colonel 1810.

Peninsular War: Commanded his regiment 1809.  Temporarily commanded brigade 2nd Division September 1810. Commanded brigade 2nd Division October 1811-January 1813. Died of illness in the Peninsula 1813.

Aide De Camp to the King 1810.

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2009

 

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