Research Subjects: Biographies

Cavalry Officers of the Netherlands: (Serving from 1813 to 1815)

Gagern to Guericke

By Geert van Uythoven

Gagern, Frederik Balduin Baron von

Born: 1794
In Service: 1812
2nd Lieutenant: 2 January 1813 (Austrian service)
Cavalry-Captain: 6 January 1814 (Netherlands service, General Staff)
Major: 20 December 1826
Lieutenant-Colonel: 2 February 1834
Colonel: 28 November 1840 (Commander 5th Regiment Light Dragoons)
Major-General: 4 March 1844
Killed: 20 April 1848 (in Baden)
MWO: 4th Class Knight 18 July 1815/11 August 1815:
3rd Class Knight 31 August 1831
Orde Ned. Leeuw: Knight 29 July 1831

Gaillières, C.G. de

Born: 1799
In Service: 1814
Pensioned: 22 October 1836 (placed on half-pay)
2nd Lieutenant: 28 June 1818
1st Lieutenant: 16 April 1830
Cavalry-Captain: 7 November 1832
Died: 4 October 1837

Gaillières, Nicolaas Cornelis de

Born: 1778
In Service: 1783
Pensioned: 13 February 1834
2nd Lieutenant: 18 May 1791
1st Lieutenant: 22 January 1793
Cavalry-Captain: 4 February 1807
Major: 2 September 1815
Lieutenant-Colonel: 18 April 1820
Colonel: 20 December 1826
Major-General: 13 February 1834
Died: 12 March 1836
Regiment in the Waterloo Campaign: 3rd Carabiniers
MWO: 4th Class Knight 18 July 1815; 3rd Class Knight 31 August 1831
Orde Ned. Leeuw: Knight 29 July 1833

Gantois, L.J.

Born: 1787
In Service: 1806
Pensioned: 26 October 1843
2nd Lieutenant: 12 February 1809
1st Lieutenant: 2 March 1811
Cavalry-Captain: 13 April 1815
Major: 16 April 1830
Lieutenant-Colonel: 7 April 1835
Colonel: 28 November 1840
Died: 4 January 1864
MWO: 4th Class Knight 16 November 1830
Orde Ned. Leeuw: Knight 31 August 1831

Gardner, G.

Born: 1790
In Service: 1813
2nd Lieutenant: 5 April 1814
1st Lieutenant: 18 April 1820
Died: 1 July 1827
Regiment in the Waterloo Campaign: 3rd Carabiniers
MWO: 4th Class Knight 18 July 1815/11 August 1815

* Transferred to the army of the Dutch East-Indies 24 May 1824

Gasinjet, P.

Born: ‘s Hertogenbosch (NL), 1754
In Service: 1791
2nd Lieutenant: 15 April 1791
1st Lieutenant: 31 March 1807
Cavalry-Captain: 23 January 1814
Died: 23 August 1823

Geer tot Oudegein, Jhr. J.F.A. de

Born: 1786
In Service: 1813
Honourable Discharge: 15 February 1821
2nd Lieutenant: 2 September 1815
Died: 27 March 1842

Geisweit van der Netten, Cornelis Anthonius

Born: 1789
In Service: 1804
Pensioned: 5 September 1835
2nd Lieutenant: 16 July 1807
1st Lieutenant: 20 July 1809
Cavalry-Captain: 1 November 1812
Major: 30 January 1819
Lieutenant-Colonel: 15 August 1822
Colonel: 16 April 1830
Major-General: 18 March 1838
Died: 27 May 1847
Orde Ned. Leeuw: Knight 27 August 1822

Gendebien, Jean Baptiste J.

Born: Mons (Be), 17-05-1790
In Service: 1806
Honourable Discharge: 25 April 1819
2nd Lieutenant: 11 November 1814
1st Lieutenant: 1 April 1815
Died: 7 August 1865

* Former French service: 27me Chasseurs à Cheval.

Gerard, H.B.

Born: 1782
In Service: 1804
Honourable Discharge: 18 May 1818
2nd Lieutenant: 13 December 1814
Died: 13 January 187

Gerard, P.J.

Born: 1780
In Service: 1806
2nd Lieutenant: 28 April 1807
1st Lieutenant: 27 March 1809
Cavalry-Captain: 19 February 1819
Died: 23 June 1821

Gerard van Sysen, J.L.H.

Born: 1799
In Service: 1814
Pensioned: 14 June 1849
2nd Lieutenant: 19 February 1819
1st Lieutenant: 16 April 1830
Cavalry-Captain: 7 November 1832
Died: 28 September 1856

Gerrits, A.L.

Born: 1797
In Service: 1815
2nd Lieutenant: 18 August 1820
Died: 18 December 1824

Gerveroth, J.V. van

Born: 1780
In Service: 1808
Pensioned: 16 March 1841
2nd Lieutenant: 21 September 1810
1st Lieutenant: 9 June 1811
Cavalry-Captain: 14 October 1815
Died: 5 November 1845

Geijmet, L.

Born: 1792
In Service: 1810
Pensioned: 7 October 1849
2nd Lieutenant: 3 March 1813
1st Lieutenant: 18 August 1820
Cavalry-Captain: 16 April 1830
Major: 6 January 1845
Died: 3 June 1855
MWO: 4th Class Knight 31 August 1831

Ghigny, Charles Étienne Baron

Born: Brussels (Be), 14-01-1771
In Service: 1792
Honourable Discharge: 31 December 1830
Pensioned: 1832 (placed on half-pay)/3 July 1835
2nd Lieutenant: 5 September 1792
1st Lieutenant: 28 July 1795
Cavalry-Captain: 1 October 1795
Major: 29 October 1803
Lieutenant-Colonel: 23 October 1806
Colonel: 14 October 1811
Major-General: 21 April 1815
Lieutenant-General: 26 October 1826 (Netherlands service)/15 February 1831 (Belgian service)
Died: 1 December 1844
Waterloo Service: Commander Netherlands light cavalry brigade
MWO: 3rd Class Knight 8 July 1815

* Former French service: captain, chef d’eskadron, Major, Colonel 12me Chasseurs à Cheval 1792-1814; Chevalier Légion d’Honneur 15 June 1804; Officier Légion d’Honneur and Baron of the Empire 1813 for Prussia; Commandeur Légion d’Honneur 1814 for his conduct during the retreat; Chevalier de St.-Louis 1814; Chevalier de l’Ordre de Léopold (Belgium) 9 July 1837 for numerous campaigns and brilliant service.

Ghys, J.

Born: 1787
In Service: 1801
2nd Lieutenant: 19 February 1819
Died: 31 march 1823

* Transferred to the army of the Dutch East-Indies 1 May 1820

Ghysels, E.

Born: Brussels (Be), 22-02-1788
In Service: 1814
Honourable Discharge: 1 November 1817
2nd Lieutenant: 1 March 1814
Died: 11 November 1882
Regiment in the Waterloo Campaign: 5th Light Dragoons

Gignoux, L.F. de

Born: 1753
In Service: 1764
Pensioned: 1 January 1815
2nd Lieutenant: 15 April 1774
1st Lieutenant: 1790
Cavalry-Captain: 23 January 1814
Died: 16 December 1828

G(h)ignoux, Samuel de

Born: 1784
In Service: 1797
Pensioned: 16 June 1840
2nd Lieutenant: 6 December 1804
1st Lieutenant: 27 February 1807
Cavalry-Captain: 3 January 1815
Major: 28 July 1822
Lieutenant-Colonel: 16 April 1830
Colonel: 3 January 1839
Died: 21 November 1854
Regiment in the Waterloo Campaign: 4th Light Dragoons
MWO: 4th Class Knight 18 July 1815

Gijselaar, N.C. de

Born: 1792
In Service: 1813
2nd Lieutenant: 15 January 1815
1st Lieutenant: 11 March 1815
Died: 15 November 1873

Gisser, J.

Born: 1779
In Service: 1793
Pensioned: 26 December 1832
2nd Lieutenant: 21 September 1810
1st Lieutenant: 18 March 1813
Cavalry-Captain: 17 July 1818
Major: 1823
Lieutenant-Colonel: 10 July 1826
Died: 14 May 1866

* Transferred to the army of the Dutch East-Indies 3 October 1815

Glymes (de Hollebecque), Gustave Louis H.B.F. Count de

Born: Wavre (Be), 28-02-1796
In Service: 1814
Honourable Discharge: 17 November 1820
Pensioned: 1864
1st Lieutenant: 24 March 1814
Died: Belleville (19e arr. de Paris) 12 February 1872
Regiment in the Waterloo Campaign: 8th Hussars

* Parents Count Henri Joseph N. de Glymes & Countess Elisabeth Josephine Lardenois-de-Ville.

Godfrin/Godfraind, A.J.

Born: 1789
In Service: 1805
Pensioned: 17 May 1828
2nd Lieutenant: 12 March 1814
1st Lieutenant: 13 February 1817
Cavalry-Captain: 3 September 1823
Died: Gent 23 December 1836

Golstein van Hoekenburg, Jean H.W.E.W.T. Baron van

Born: Sevenaere (Be), 30-03-1792
In Service: 1809
2nd Lieutenant: 3 January 1811
1st Lieutenant: 15 May 1813
Cavalry-Captain: 19 February 1819
Died: 27 August 1835
Regiment in the Waterloo Campaign: 2nd Carabiniers
MWO: 4th Class Knight 11 August 1815
Orde Ned. Leeuw: Knight 18 February 1830

* Former French service: 18me Dragons

Goor den Oosterling, F.M. van

Born: 1785
In Service: 1798
Pensioned: 4 June 1822
2nd Lieutenant: 23 May 1815
Died: 7 June 1823

Gosseling, J.G.

Born: 1789
In Service: 1811
2nd Lieutenant: 22 October 1814
1st Lieutenant: March 1818
Died: 18 December 1825

* Transferred to the army of the Dutch East-Indies 31 December 1816

Gouy d’Ansroeuil, Michel Hubert Joseph Count de

Born: Tournay (Be), 15-03-1779
In Service: 1794
2nd Lieutenant: 13 March 1794
1st Lieutenant: 5 January 1798
Cavalry-Captain: 12 April 1814
Major: 18 April 1820
Lieutenant-Colonel: 20 October 1825
Died: Tournay (Be), 27 April 1826
Regiment in the Waterloo Campaign: 5th Light Dragoons

* Former French service: cavalry; Netherlands service, Lieutenant-Colonel of the 2de Kurassiers.

Graafland P.C.

Born: 1770
In Service: 1778
Honourable Discharge: 23 June 1814
2nd Lieutenant: 1783
1st Lieutenant: 1792
Cavalry-Captain: 23 January 1814
Died: 18 April 1833

Graillet, F.C.L. Baron de

Born: 1774
In Service: 1815
Pensioned: 19 December 1843
2nd Lieutenant:
1st Lieutenant:
Cavalry-Captain: 24 February 1815
Major: 16 April 1830
Lieutenant-Colonel: 22 October 1836
Died: 25 April 1848
MWO: 4th Class Knight 31 August 1831

Grart d’Affignies, Othon Constant Henri Joseph

Born: Mons (Be), 15 July 1796
In Service: 1814
Honourable Discharge: 5 November 1830
2nd Lieutenant: 19 April 1819
1st Lieutenant: 21 July 1828
Died: Voorhoutshoof (Waas, Be), 10 June 1848

* French service: Major of the cavalry.

Grart d’Angre d’Affignies, Adolphe Philippe Charles

Born: Mons (Be), 06-01-1795
In Service: 1813
Honourable Discharge: 18 June 1820
2nd Lieutenant: 11 November 1814
Died: 9 September 1853
Regiment in the Waterloo Campaign: 8th Hussars; wounded at Waterloo
MWO: 4th Class Knight 11 August 1815 (for Waterloo)

* Former French service: 1er Regiment Garde d’Honneur; In Netherlands service 1814.

Graswinckel, H.B.

Born: 1798
In Service: 1814
Pensioned: 29 March 1854
2nd Lieutenant: 25 October 1827
1st Lieutenant: 19 March 1831
Captain: 1 October 1849
Died: 24 September 1857

* Transferred to the artillery 16 May 1831; Local Staff 4 April 1845

Grim, P.

Born: 1779
In Service: 1795
2nd Lieutenant: 5 May 1800
1st Lieutenant: 26 October 1806
Cavalry-Captain: 26 August 1809
Died: 16 January 1824

* Transferred to the Jagers of the West-Indies 18 September 1822

Grobé, J.J.

Born: 1774
In Service: 1790
Pensioned: 28 July 1817
2nd Lieutenant: 23 January 1814
1st Lieutenant: 5 April 1815
Died: 3 June 1846

Groenhuizen, J.

Born: 1781
In Service: 1799
Pensioned: 15 August 1840
2nd Lieutenant: 18 August 1820
Died: 10 October 1848

* Transferred to the army of the Dutch East-Indies 26 November 1826

Groote, F.A.W. de

Born: 1785
In Service: 1801
Pensioned: 14 August 1843
2nd Lieutenant: 1 January 1815
1st Lieutenant: 2 September 1815
Cavalry-Captain: 22 July 1822
Major: 22 October 1836
Lieutenant-Colonel: 26 March 1841
Died: 30 September 1859
MWO: 4th Class Knight 18 July 1815/11 August 1815
Orde Ned. Leeuw: Knight 27 January 1843

Grotenhuis, Jhr. B.G.J.G. van

Born: 1796
In Service: 1815
2nd Lieutenant: 19 February 1819
Died: 10 March 1822

Grotenhuis, Jhr, Rudolphus Joannes Antonius van

Born: 1798
In Service: 1815
Pensioned: 2 April 1856 (fl. 1,800), lived in Arnhem (NL)
2nd Lieutenant: 15 August 1818
1st Lieutenant: 20 October 1815
Cavalry-Captain: 5 October 1831
Major: 20 December 1845
Lieutenant-Colonel: 7 October 1849
Colonel: 20 March 1854 (Local Staff)
Major-General: 27 June 1865
Died: 12 October 1880
MWO: 4th Class Knight 18 July 1815/11August 1815
Orde Ned. Leeuw: Knight 5 November 1848

Grothe, A.L.E.

Born: 1786
In Service: 1813
2nd Lieutenant: 30 May 1815
1st Lieutenant: 19 August 1821
Died: 7 May 1830
Regiment in the Waterloo Campaign: 4th Light Dragoons
MWO: 4th Class Knight 18 July 1815/11 Nov. 1817

Guelton, Albert Joseph

Born: Tournay (Be), 29-05-1787
In Service: 1806 (French army)
Pensioned: 24 September 1824
2nd Lieutenant: 13 July 1807
1st Lieutenant: 16 May 1810
Cavalry-Captain: 6 October 1816
Major: 1822
Died: 6 August 1839
Regiment in the Waterloo Campaign: 2nd Carabiniers

* Former French service: vélite in the Grenadiers à Cheval; sous-Lieutenant, Lieutenant, and captain in the Garde Impériale; 9me Cuirassiers; Chevalier Légion d’Honneur; -1814; Netherlands service 1815; Transferred to the army of the Dutch East-Indies 3 December 1816

Guericke, F.A. van

Born: 1791
In Service: 1803
2nd Lieutenant: 26 February 1807
1st Lieutenant: 23 January 1814
Cavalry-Captain: 2 September 1815
Major: 19 March 1831
Died: 19 August 1833
Regiment in the Waterloo Campaign: 4th Light Dragoons
MWO: 4th Class Knight 18 July 1815
Orde Ned. Leeuw: Knight 25 August 1831

Guerin, W.

Born: 1772
In Service: 1790
Pensioned: 22 September 1839
2nd Lieutenant: 7 March 1792
1st Lieutenant: 23 January 1814
Cavalry-Captain: 20 December 1815
Major: 16 April 1830
Lieutenant-Colonel: 22 October 1836
Died: 17 October 1859
MWO: 4th Class Knight 18 July 1815

Placed on the Napoleon Series: October 2013

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