Henry Clinton (Napoleonic Wars)

Henry Clinton (Napoleonic Wars)

Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Clinton, GCB, GCH (9 March 1771 – 11 December 1829) was a British Army officer and a general officer during the Napoleonic Wars.

He came from a family of soldiers. His elder brother was General Sir William Henry Clinton (1769–1846), his father was General Sir Henry Clinton (1738–1795) the British Commander-in-Chief in North America during the American Revolutionary War and his grandfather was Admiral of the Fleet George Clinton (1686–1761).

Read more about Henry Clinton (Napoleonic Wars):  Early Military Career, Peninsula, Waterloo

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Henry Clinton (Napoleonic Wars) - Waterloo
... In 1815 during the Battle of Waterloo,Clinton led the 2nd Division which Wellington posted in reserve behind his right flank ... The 2nd Division included the 3rd British Brigade Maj-Gen Frederick Adam) the 1st King'sGerman Legion KGL)Brigade Col Du Plat) the 3rd Hanoverian Brigade Col Hugh Halkett)and Lieut-Col Gold's ... His troops helped to defeat and pursue Napoleon'sImperial Guard at the end of the battle ...

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