British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815

British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars  1793-1815
Broderick, John

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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