British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
Hinüber, Henry de
By: Ron McGuigan
Hinüber, Henry de (Heinrich von Hinüber)
(1767 - 2 December 1833)
Styled Henry de Hinüber only while in British
Entered Hanoverian Army Ensign 1781, Lieutenant
1781, Captain 1788, Major 6th Infantry Regiment 1798. Joined
British Service in King's German Legion 1803, temporary rank
of Major 1st Line Battalion KGL 1803, Lieutenant Colonel 3rd
Line Battalion KGL 1804, Brevet Colonel 1805, Major General 1811, permanent
rank in British Army 1812, Lieutenant General 1819. British half-pay
1816. Major General Hanoverian Service 1816, Lieutenant General
Hanoverian Service 1818.
Early Service: Sicily 1809-1813.
Peninsular War: Commanded brigade KGL 1st Division
October 1813-April 1814.
Other Service: Commanded Division KGL The Netherlands
1814-1815. Commanded 4th Division Flanders 1815 and resigned appointment
before Waterloo 1815. Commanded 2nd Infantry Brigade Hanoverian Army
1820. Commanded 2nd Division, X Army Corps of the Federal German Army
Colonel of the 3rd Line Battalion KGL 1805-1816.
Colonel of the 5th Infantry Regiment Luneburg Hanoverian Army 1816.
KCB (Honourary) 1815.
Placed on the Napoleon Series: August 2007
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