British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
By: Ron McGuigan
Mackenzie-Fraser, Alexander (1756? - 13 September 1809)
Known as Mackenzie until he took additional name of Fraser 1803.
Ensign 74th Foot* 1778, Lieutenant 73rd Foot+ 1778, Captain 73rd Foot+
1781, Half-pay 1783, Major 78th Foot 1793, Lieutenant Colonel 78th Foot
1793, Brevet Colonel 1796, Major General 1802, Lieutenant General 1808.
* disbanded 1783. + renumbered 71st Foot 1786.
Early service: Gibraltar 1778-1783, North America and wounded, Flanders
1794-95 temporarily commanding brigade, Cape of Good Hope 1796, India
1796-1800, on Home Staff 1803-1805, brigade Hanover 1805, Sicily 1806-1808
and commanded force in Egypt 1807. Commanded 1st Division Sweden 1808.
Portugal & Spain: Commanded 3rd Division Portugal 1808. Commanded
a division in Spain 1808-1809 and at Corunna 1809.
Other service: Commanded Division on Walcheren 1809. Died from effects
of service on Walcheren 1809.
MP 1802-1809. Lieutenant-Colonel Commandant, Colonel-Commandant and
Colonel 78th Foot 1796-1809.
Placed on the Napoleon Series: November 2006
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