British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
By: Ron McGuigan
Bayly, Henry (17** - 20 April 1846)
Son of Colonel Nicholas Bayly. Brother of Colonel
Ensign 85th Foot* 1783, Half-pay 1783-1790, Ensign
Coldstream Foot Guards 1790, Lieutenant & Captain Coldstream Foot
Guards 1793, Captain & Lieutenant-Colonel Coldstream Foot Guards
1799, Brevet Colonel 1809, Major General 1812, Lieutenant General 1825,
* disbanded 1783.
Early Service: Flanders 1793 and wounded, Ireland
1798, Helder 1799. Private Secretary to British Minister to court in
Portugal 1808-1809. On Home Staff 1813-1814.
Peninsular War: Commanded an independent brigade
Provisional Militia February - April 1814.
Other Service: Governor of Guernsey 1816-1821.
ADC to Prince Regent 1809. Knighted 1834. GCH
1834. Colonel of the 8th Foot 1825-1846.
Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2007; updated November 2011
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