British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
Bowes, Barnard Foord
By: Ron McGuigan
Bowes, Barnard Foord (17** - 23 June 1812)
In early army lists as Barnard Bowes
Changed name to Foord Bowes sometime
Ensign 26th Foot 1781, Lieutenant 26th
1783, Captain Independent Company 1791, Half-pay 1791, Captain
26th Foot 1791, Major 85th Foot 1796, Lieutenant Colonel 6th
Foot 1796, Brevet Colonel 1805, Brigadier General on the Staff 1808-1810,
Major General 1810.
Early service: Ireland 1796-1798,
British North America 1799-1806, Gibraltar 1807-1808.
Portugal & Spain: Commanded 4th Brigade
in Portugal and at Vimeiro 1808.
Peninsular War: On staff at Cadiz 1811-1812.
Commanded brigade 4th Division February - April 1812 and
brigade 6th Division May - June 1812. Killed in action at assault on
Salamanca Forts 1812.
Other Service: On staff at Gibraltar
Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2006; updated December 2011
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