British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
Mackenzie, John Randoll
By: Ron McGuigan
Mackenzie, John Randoll (1763? - 28 July 1809)
(also spelt as M'Kenzie)
Styled as Mackenzie of
2nd Lieutenant Marine
Forces* 1778, 1st Lieutenant Marine Forces* 1780, Resigned Marine Forces*
c.1791, Lieutenant 7th Foot 1793, Captain 78th Foot 1793, Major
78th Foot 1794, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel 1794, Lieutenant Colonel 78th
Foot 1796, Brevet Colonel 1801, Brigadier General on the Staff 1804-1808,
Major General 1808.
*became Royal Marines
Early service: Flanders
1794-1795, Cape of Good Hope 1796, India 1797-1801, on Home Staff 1803-1808.
Portugal & Spain:
Commanded brigade in Portugal 1808-1809.
Commanded a brigade April - June 1809, commanded brigade 3rd Division and
temporarily commanded 3rd Division June - July 1809. Killed in action at
Placed on the Napoleon Series: November 2006; updated April 2012 and September 2013
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