Event    From 5/2/1810  To 24/8/1812

siege of Cadiz

Categories: Armed Forces, War Memorial other

Countries: Spain

Part of the Peninsular Wars which were part of the Napoleonic Wars. The French besieged Cadiz, where the Spanish government was based, and the Portuguese and British assisted the Spanish. On  22 July 22 1812 Wellesley beat the French at Salamanca which caused them to withdraw and so the Cadiz siege was over.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
siege of Cadiz

Commemorated atInformation

Cadiz Memorial

On their withdrawal the French deliberately destroyed their cannons. The Spa...

Read More

Other Subjects

Raymond Gale Fusch

Raymond Gale Fusch

Raymond Gale Fusch was born as Raymond Gale Fuchs on 12 August 1916, in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, the son of Francis Xavier Fuchs (1890-1968) and Ermilie Fuchs née Pettingale (1891-1976). Accordin...

Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW2, USA

1 memorial
Herbert Gifford Harvey

Herbert Gifford Harvey

Junior Assistant 2nd Engineer on the RMS Titanic. A full résumé of his life can be found on the Encyclopedia Titanica website.  He is also commemorated on the Engineers Memorial, Andrews East Park...

Person, Armed Forces, Engineering, Tragedy, Ireland

1 memorial
International Brigades

International Brigades

A military uprising in Spain in July 1936 was assisted by Hitler and Mussolini. The elected Spanish Republican government pleaded for help from France and Britain but, as part of the appeasement ph...

Group, Armed Forces, War Memorial other, Spain

3 memorials
H. A. Clark

H. A. Clark

Co-partner or employee of the South Suburban Gas Company. Served but did not die in WW1.

Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW1

1 memorial
W. E. Wright

W. E. Wright

Co-partner or employee of the South Suburban Gas Company. Served but did not die in WW1.

Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW1

1 memorial