William Lawless

1772-1824, b. Dublin; A United Irishman and later a French General, he trained as a surgeon, RCSI. Captain of the Irish Legion, 1803; distinguished at Flushing and decorated with legion d’honneur by Napoleon, 1806; promoted Col. 1813, wounded and lost a leg at Lowenberg, 1813; half-pay Brig.-General, 1814 [Restoration], resided in country house at Tours; d. Paris.ODNB DIB

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