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Field Marshal John Colborne, 1st Baron Seaton GCB GCMG GCH PC (16 February 1778 – 17 April 1863) was a British Army officer and Colonial Governor. After taking part as a junior officer in the Anglo-Russian invasion of Holland, Sir Ralph Abercromby's expedition to Egypt and then the War of the Third Coalition, he served as military secretary to Sir John Moore at the Battle of Corunna. He then commanded the 2nd Battalion of the 66th Regiment of Foot and, later, the 52nd Regiment of Foot at many of the battles of the Peninsular War. At the Battle of Waterloo, Colborne on his own initiative brought the 52nd Regiment of Foot forward, took up a flanking position in relation to the French Imperial Guard and then, after firing repeated volleys into their flank, charged at the Guard so driving them

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  • Колборн, Джон Колборн, 1-й барон Ситон в графстве Девоншир (с 14 декабря 1839) (англ. John Colborne, 1st Baron Seaton of Seaton, co. Devon; 16 февраля 1778 — 17 апреля 1863) — британский военачальник, фельдмаршал (1 апреля 1860). Образование получил в Christ’s Hospital (Лондон; 1789) и в Winchester College (1794).
  • John Colborne, 1. Baron Seaton, GCB, GCMG, GCH, PC, (* 16. Februar 1778 in Lyndhurst, Hants; † 17. April 1863 in Torquay, Devon) war ein britischer Feldmarschall und Kolonialverwalter.
  • Field Marshal John Colborne, 1st Baron Seaton GCB GCMG GCH PC (16 February 1778 – 17 April 1863) was a British Army officer and Colonial Governor. After taking part as a junior officer in the Anglo-Russian invasion of Holland, Sir Ralph Abercromby's expedition to Egypt and then the War of the Third Coalition, he served as military secretary to Sir John Moore at the Battle of Corunna. He then commanded the 2nd Battalion of the 66th Regiment of Foot and, later, the 52nd Regiment of Foot at many of the battles of the Peninsular War. At the Battle of Waterloo, Colborne on his own initiative brought the 52nd Regiment of Foot forward, took up a flanking position in relation to the French Imperial Guard and then, after firing repeated volleys into their flank, charged at the Guard so driving them back in disorder. He went on to become commander-in-chief of all the armed forces in British North America, personally leading the offensive at the Battle of Saint-Eustache in Lower Canada and defeating the rebel force in December 1837. After that he was high commissioner of the Ionian Islands and then Commander-in-Chief, Ireland.
  • John Colborne (Lyndhurst, 16 februari 1778 - Torquay, 17 april 1863) was Brits maarschalk en koloniaal bestuurder.
  • John Colborne, 1er baron Seaton (16 février 1778-17 avril 1863) était un militaire et administrateur colonial britannique. Outre sa brillante carrière militaire, il fut gouverneur de Guernesey, lieutenant-gouverneur du Haut-Canada et administrateur du Bas-Canada en 1837-38 et de nouveau en 1838-39, période durant laquelle il fut chargé de réprimer la rébellion des Patriotes. Il était surnommé « le vieux brûlot » au Bas-Canada pour ses pratiques guerrières sans merci.
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