British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
Gloucester, HRH Prince William Frederick 2nd Duke
By: Ron McGuigan
Gloucester, HRH Prince William Frederick 2nd Duke of (15
January 1776 - 30 November 1834)
Styled as HH Prince William of Gloucester 1776-1805.
Son of Field Marshal HRH Prince William 1st Duke of Gloucester
and Edinburgh. Nephew of HM King George III.
Captain & Lieutenant Colonel 1st Foot Guards 1789, Brevet Colonel
1794, Major General 1795, Lieutenant General 1799, General 1808,
Field Marshal 1816.
Service 1793-1815: Flanders 1794-1796, on Home Staff 1795-1799, Helder
1799, on Home Staff 1799-1802, 1803-c.1808.
KG 1794. GCB 1815. GCH 1815. Succeeded as 2nd Duke
of Gloucester and Edinburgh 1805.
Colonel of the 115th Foot 1794-1795, 6th Foot 1795-1806, 3rd
Foot Guards 1806-1834.
Placed on the Napoleon Series: September 2010
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