British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
Carhampton, Henry Lawes Luttrell 2nd Earl of
By: Ron McGuigan
Carhampton, Henry Lawes Luttrell 2nd Earl of (7 August
1743 - 25 April 1821)
Son of 1st Earl of Carhampton. Brother of Captain John Luttrell Olmius
3rd Earl of Carhampton, RN.
Styled as Lord Luttrell 1785-1787.
Ensign 48th Foot 1757, Lieutenant 34th Foot 1759, Captain 16th Light
Dragoons 1759, Brevet Major 1762, Lieutenant Colonel Portugal 1762,
Lieutenant Colonel 1st Horse* 1765, Brevet Colonel 1777, Major
General 1782, Lieutenant General 1793, General 1798.
*renamed the 4th Dragoon Guards 1788.
Early Service: Adjutant-General Portugal 1762.
Service 1793-1815: Lieutenant General of the Ordnance Ireland 1789-1797,
Master General of the Ordnance Ireland 1797-1801. Commander-in-Chief
MP 1768-1784, 1790-1794, 1817-1821. Succeeded as 2nd Earl of Carhampton
Colonel of the 6th Dragoon Guards 1788-1821. Colonel of the
2nd Royal Irish Artillery 1789-1797, of the Royal Irish Artillery
Placed on the Napoleon Series: December 2009
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