British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815

British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815
Blayney, Andrew Thomas Blayney

By: Ron McGuigan

Blayney, Andrew Thomas Blayney, 11th Baron(30 November 1770 - 8 April1834)

Son of General Cadwallader Blayney, 10th Baron Blayney. Also shown as Lord Blaney.

Ensign 32nd Foot 1789, Lieutenant Independent Company 1791, Half-pay 1791, Lieutenant 41st Foot 1791, Captain 38th Foot 1792,  Major 89th Foot 1793, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel 1796, Lieutenant Colonel 89th Foot 1798, Brevet Colonel 1805, Major General 1810, Lieutenant General 1819.

Service 1793-1815: Gibraltar 1789-1791,West Indies 1791-1793,Flanders 1794-1796, Ireland 1798 and wounded, Minorca 1798, Malta 1800, Egypt 1801, Hanover 1805, South America 1807, Cape of Good Hope 1807, on staff Gibraltar 1810, commanded at Malaga Spain and captured 1810. Prisoner of War 1810-1814.

MP 1806-1807. Succeeded as 11th Baron Blayney 1784.

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: December 2009

 

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