The Napoleonic Wars were a series of major conflicts between the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon I and European powers, including Britain.

Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815)
PersonDate(s)Details
Walsh, Antoine Joseph Philippe (Second Count de Serrant) de Serrant13-Jul-1760Lieutenant Clare Regiment, Irish Brigade
25-Jul-1762Promotion from 2nd Lieutenant in the Regiment of Irish Infanty of Clare to Captain Reforme in the Regiment of Cavalry or Fitz-James. Louis 'Par le Roy THE DUC DE CHOISEUL'
7-Sep-1766Colonel Roscommon Regiment
between 1770 and 1788Colonel in the Walsh Regiment (formerly the Regiment of Clare)
1-Oct-1794King George III appointed Anthony Walsh, Comte de Serrant "to be Colonel of a regiment of foot forming part of the corps known by the name of the Irish Brigade, and likewise to be Captain of a company in our said regiment."


(Colonel of the walsh (2nd) Regiment of the Irish Brigade in the Service of King George III from1794 to 1798 - The Genealogist)
30-Aug-1797Order received to transfer the Irish Brigade to Jamaica and be drafted into the 3rd Regimemt.
15-Apr-1810decree by Napolean I "named our dear and loved Mr. Walsh-Serrant, Count of our Empire"
Walsh, Thomas1793He 'entered into the Army at the Age of XVI' and served with the Prince de Conte's Royalist army in Europe and Jamaica.
1798He joined the 5th Regiment of the Irish Brigade, under the command of his maternal uncle, Lord Charles Edward Walsh de Serrant.
The date of his joining is unclear, but at some stage he was added to the Army List during the course of the year (his name was handwritten in at the bottom of the list of ensigns): Army List 1798, TNA WO 65/48. For his early career, see the memoirs of his brother Joseph, Viscount Walsh, Souvenirs de Cinquante Ans, vol. 2 (Paris, 1845), p. 382.
5-Jan-1799The War Office notice in the London Gazette advise " 27th [Regiment of Foot] Lieutenant Thomas Walsh, from the half pay of the late 5th regiment of the Irish Brigade, to be Lieutenant."

He probably served under Sir Eyre Coote during the Helder Expedition of 1799.
between 1800 and 1801Coote appointed him aide-de-camp during the Egyptian campaign.
24-Jun-1802Captain in 93rd regiment
15-Dec-1804Major in Queen's Rangers
22-Dec-1804War Office advice: "3rd West India Regiment - Captain Thomas Walsh, from the 93d foot, to be Major, by purchase, vice Bulson, promoted in the 28th foot."
16-May-1805Lt. Colonel 56th Regiment. War Office advice: "To be Deputy Adjutant to the said Forces [under the command of Lieut.-Gen Sir Eyre Coote, K.B.] with the rank of [Brevet] Lieutenant-Colonel in the army, Major Thomas Walsh, on half pay of the Queens rangers."
Coote had been sent to Jamaica as military governor
20-Jun-1806Letter from William James Stance, Fort Augusta [Jamaica], to Lieut.Colonel Walsh, concerning his appointment to the position of waiter and searcher of the port of Kingston.
1808As Lieutenant-Colonel acted as Secretary to His Honor Sir Eyre Coote, Knight of the Bath and Crescent, Lieutenant-General, LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF
28-Jun-1808Walsh had left Jamaica with Coote at the end of April. The War Office notice: "56th regiment foot, Brevet Lieut.-Colonel Thomas Walsh from half -pay of the Queen's Rangers, to be Major,"
4-Jul-1809Calvert, Horse Guards, to Walsh, 56th regt, Portsmouth, informing him that he is to report himself to Coote at Portsmouth where he is to assume the position of assistant adjutant general.
from 28-Jul-1809 to 23-Dec-1809The expedition to Walcheren in 1809 overshadowed all Britainís prior wartime preparations, including those for the Peninsula. Consisting of 40,000 men and over 600 ships, Ďit was incomparably the greatest armament that had ever left the shores of Englandí. It was also one of Britainís greatest military disasters. Within six weeks of leaving the shores of Great Britain, more than one in four soldiers were ill. At least one in ten died.
1810A monument of Lieut.Col. Thomas Walsh was erected at St. Andrews' Church Farnham after his death as requested.