British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
Louis de (Abraham Louis Charles de Watteville)
By: Ron McGuigan
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
Colonel of de Watteville s Regiment 1812-1816.
Placed on the Napoleon Series: March 2013
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