British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815

British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815
Watteville, Louis de (Abraham Louis Charles de Watteville)

By: Ron McGuigan

Watteville, Louis de (Abraham Louis Charles de Watteville) (1776 - 16 June 1836)

Served   in Netherlands Service in a Swiss Regiment as Ensign and Lieutenant 1793-1794 and Captain  in a Swiss Regiment in Austrian Service  1799-1800. Joined British Service as Lieutenant Colonel de Watteville s Regiment*  1801,  Brevet Colonel  1810, Major General 1813, half-pay 1816.

* disbanded  1816.

Early Service: Flanders 1793-1794, Switzerland and Germany 1799-1800. Mediterranean 1801 and Egypt 1801-1802, Malta 1802-1805, Sicily 1805-1811 and at Maida 1806.

Peninsular War: Cadiz 1811-1813.

Other Service: on staff British North America 1813-1816 and War of 1812. 

Colonel  of de Watteville s  Regiment 1812-1816.

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: March 2013

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