British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
By: Ron McGuigan
Brodrick, John (3 November 1765 - 9 October 1842)
Sometimes spelt as Broderick. 6th son of 3rd Viscount Midleton.
Younger brother of Colonel Henry Brodrick.
Ensign 1st Foot Guards 1782, Lieutenant & Captain 1st Foot Guards
1790, Captain & Lieutenant Colonel 1st Foot Guards 1794, Lieutenant
Colonel of Brodrick's Foot* 1799, Half-pay 1801, Brevet Colonel 1801,
Half-pay 1805, Brigadier General on the Staff 1803-1808, Major General
1808, Lieutenant General 1813, General 1830. * disbanded 1801.
Early service: Flanders 1793-1794, Brigadier on Malta 1801, on Home
Staff 1803-1804, Malta 1804-1805, Sicily 1805.
Portugal & Spain: An investigating/liaison officer for Lord Castlereagh
1808-1809. Commandant of Corunna 1809.
Other service: West Indies 1810-1813.
Lieutenant Colonel Commandant and Colonel of Brodrick's Foot 1799-1801,
Colonel of 11th Reserve [renamed Garrison] Battalion 1803-1805, Royal
Regiment of Malta 1809-1811.
Placed on the Napoleon Series: October 2006
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