British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
Howard, Kenneth Alexander
By: Ron McGuigan
Howard, Kenneth Alexander (29
November 1767 - 13
Ensign 2nd Foot Guards 1786, Lieutenant & Captain
2nd Foot Guards 1793, Captain-Lieutenant & Lieutenant Colonel 2nd
Foot Guards 1798, Captain & Lieutenant Colonel 2nd Foot Guards 1799,
Regimental Major 2nd Foot Guards 1808, Brevet Colonel 1805, Major General
1810, Lieutenant General Continent 1815, Lieutenant General 1819, General
Early service: Flanders 1793-1795 and wounded, Brigade
Major to the Guards Ireland 1798, Helder 1799, on Home Staff as acting
Inspector General Foreign Troops 1801-1802, the Deputy Inspector General
Foreign Troops 1802-1805, commanded Foreign Depot 1805-1810, on Home
Peninsular War: Commanded brigade 1st Division February
- June 1811, brigade 2nd Division June - October 1811 and November 1811-
November 1812 and brigade 1st Division November 1812 -March 1813. Temporarily
commanded 2nd Division October-November 1811 and officiating in command
of 1st Division March 1813 - April 1814.
Other service: On Home Staff 1814. Commanded 1st
Division and temporarily commanded I Corps France 1815.
ADC to the King 1805. KCB 1815. GCB 1820. Succeeded
as 11th Baron Howard of Effingham 1816. Created Earl of Effingham 1837.
Colonel of 70th Foot 1816-1832, 3rd Foot 1832-1845.
Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2006
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