British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815

British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815
Cameron, John

By: Ron McGuigan

Cameron, John (1773 - 23 November 1844)

Ensign 43rd Foot 1787, Lieutenant 43rd Foot 1790, Captain 43rd Foot 1794, Major 43rd Foot 1800, Lieutenant Colonel 7th West India Regiment 1807, Lieutenant Colonel 9th Foot 1807,  Brevet Colonel 1814, Major General 1821, Lieutenant General 1837.

Early Service: West Indies 1794-1795  and wounded and prisoner of war 1795-1797, West Indies 1797-1801.

Portugal & Spain: Portugal & Spain 1808-1809 and Vimeiro 1808 and Corunna 1809.

Peninsular War: with his regiment in the 5th Division 1810-1814 and twice wounded at San Sebastian July and August 1813.

Other Service: Walcheren 1809. Commanded brigade in British North America 1814-1815 in War of 1812. Temporarily  commanded 16th Brigade France 1815. On Home Staff 1823-1834.

KCB 1815.

Colonel of 93rd Foot 1832-1833,  9th Foot  1833-1844.

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: December 2009

 

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