British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
By: Ron McGuigan
Wynch, James (17** - 6 January 1811)
Cornet Horse Guards* 1779, Lieutenant Horse Guards* 1780, Captain
Horse Guards* 1786, Captain 10th Foot 1787, Captain 36th Foot
1790, Brevet Major 1795, Major 4th Foot 1799, Lieutenant-Colonel
4th Foot 1799, Brevet Colonel 1809.
*became Life Guards 1788.
Early Service:Helder 1799 and wounded.
Portugal & Spain: Portugal 1808 and Spain 1808-1809 and wounded
at Corunna January 1809.
Peninsular War: Commanded his regiment 1810. Commanded a brigade Light
Division November 1810-January 1811. Died of illness in the peninsula
Other service: On Walcheren 1809.
Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2009
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