British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
By: Ron McGuigan
Hope, John (15 July 1765 - c.15 August 1836)
Kinsman of General Sir John Hope, 4th Earl of Hopetoun.
Cadet Scotch Brigade* 1778, Ensign Scotch Brigade* 1779, Captain Scotch
Brigade* 1782, Half-pay, Captain 60th Foot 1787, Half-pay 1787-1788,
Captain 13th Light Dragoons 1788, Major 28th Light Dragoons+ 1795, Lieutenant
Colonel 28th Light Dragoons+ 1796, Lieutenant Colonel 37th Foot 1799,
Lieutenant Colonel 60th Foot 1804, Brevet Colonel 1805, Brigadier General
on the Staff 1808-1810, Major General 1810, Lieutenant General 1819.
* in Dutch Service. + disbanded 1802.
Early service: Aide-De-Camp Flanders 1793-1795, Cape of Good Hope
1796 - 1799, West Indies 1800-1804, Assistant Adjutant General on Home
Staff 1804-1807, Deputy Adjutant General Hanover 1805, Copenhagen 1807,
Deputy Adjutant General on Home Staff 1807-1810, on Home Staff 1810-1812.
Peninsular War: commanded 7th Division May - September 1812. Invalided
home due to ill health 1812.
Other service: On Home Staff 1813-1819.
Knighted 1821. GCH 1820. Colonel of the 92nd Foot 1820-1823, 72nd
Placed on the Napoleon Series: November 2006
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