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QUATRE-BRAS - 16th June 1815

Staff

Ensign James, Lord HAY - 1st Foot Guards - Killed
Aide-de-Camp to Lord Saltoun. Born 7th July 1797. Eldest son of William, 16th Earl of Errol, and Alicia Eliot. Shot dead by a French cavalry skirmisher.

Brevet-Major Charles SMYTH - 95th Foot - Died of Wounds.
Major of Brigade. Born 8th January 1786. 4th son of John Smyth, of Heath Hall, near Wakefield, and Lady Georgiana Fitzroy.

7th (Queen's Own) Light Dragoons (Hussars)

Major Edward HODGE - Killed at Gennape - 17th June 1815

1st Foot Guards

Captain and Lieutenant-Colonel William MILLER - Died of Wounds at Brussels - 19th June 1815.
2nd son of Sir William Miller and Grizel Chalmers.

Lieutenant and Captain Thomas BROWN - Killed
From Oxfordshire.

Ensign Samuel S. BARRINGTON - Killed
3rd son of Rev. Lord Viscount Barrington and Elizabeth Adair.

1st Foot (Royal Scots)

Captain William BUCKLEY - Killed

Ensign James Grant KENNEDY - Killed
Aged 16, the 3rd son of Dr. William Kennedy, of Inverness. Killed carrying the Colours.

32nd Foot (Cornwall)

Captain Thomas CASSAN - Killed
Son of Captain John Cassan, 56th Foot.

Captain Edward WHITTY - Killed

42nd Foot (Royal Highland)

Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Robert MACARA, KCB - Killed
He was wounded and was being carried off the field by four men when a group of French soldiers surrounded them and cut them down.

Captain George DAVIDSON - died of wounds

Born 1776. Ensign 92nd Foot 1794. Captain Huntly & Drumblade Volunteers 1804-07. Captain 42nd Foot 1807-1815. Slightly wounded at the storming and capture of Fort St. Michael, Burgos 19 Sept. 1812. Wounded Quatre Bras, died of wounds at Brussels June 1815.
Memorial at Huntly, Aberdeenshire -
"Brevet Major George Davidson (Eldest son of George and Anne Davidson) mortally wounded while commanding his Regt. The 42nd (Black Watch) at Quatre Bras, June 1815. 1776 - 1815. Medallion, portrait and Waterloo Medal presented by his grand nephew the Rev. R. Meredith Sharpe."
(thanks to Peter Thorn for inscription and picture.)

Lieutenant Robert GORDON - Killed
Son of Rev. John Gordon.

Ensign George GERARD - Killed
Eldest son of George Gerard.

44th Foot (East Sussex)

Lieutenant William TOMKINS - Killed

Ensign Peter COOKE - Killed
Killed while carrying the King's Colour. Born 17 May 1789, 4th son of Richard Cooke, of Stourbridge, Tipperary and Mary Laylor.

69th Foot (South Lincolnshire)

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles MORICE - Killed

Lieutenant Edmund Martin WIGHTWICK - Died of Wounds
Wounded at Quatre-Bras and died 17 June.

92nd Foot (Gordon Highlanders)

Lieutenant-Colonel John CAMERON - Killed
Aged 44. One of 6 children of Ewen Cameron, of Inverscadale and Lucy Campbell. His body was returned to Scotland and buried in Kilmallie churchyard.

Captain William Charles GRANT - died of wounds
Husband of Susan Grant. Their son was later General Sir Thornton Grant.

Captain William LITTLE - Killed

Lieutenant James John CHISHOLM - Killed

Ensign Abel BECHER - Killed

Ensign John M. R. MCPHERSON - Killed

95th Foot

Lieutenant William LISTER - Killed
Wounded at Quatre-Bras and died 17 June.


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