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(Regiment's history)

(Regimental History)

1800: Chasseurs-a-Pied des Garde de Consuls
1804: Chasseurs-a-Pied de la Garde Imperiale
1806: 1er Regiment Chasseurs-a-Pied de la Garde Imperiale
1809: Chasseurs-a-Pied de la Garde Imperiale
1811: 1er Regiment Chasseurs-a-Pied de la Garde Imperiale
1814: Disbanded becoming Chasseurs-a-Pied de France
1815: Reformed, 1er Regiment Chasseurs-a-Pied de la Garde Imperiale

(Major-Colonels, Colonel-Majors, and Majors)

1804: Gros (Jean-Louis)
1813: Decouz (Pierre)
1813: Rottembourg (Henri)
1813: Cambronne (Pierre-Jaques-Etienne)
1815: Michel (Claude-Etienne)
1815: Cambronne (Pierre-Jaques-Etienne)
1815: Pelet - Clozeau (Jean-Jacques-Germain)

Gros, (Jean-Louis)

Born: 3 May 1767
Major: 30 January 1804
Major-Colonel: 15 April 1806
General-de-Brigade: 9 July 1809
Commander of the Legion dHonneur: 14 June 1804
Baron of the Empire: 24 June 1808
Died: 10 May 1824

Decouz, (Pierre)

Born: 18 July 1775
Colonel: 27 December 1805 (21e Regiment dInfanterie de Ligne)
Major: 8 March 1813 (1er Regiment Chasseurs-a-Pied de la Garde Imperiale)
General-de-Brigade: 12 July 1809
General-de-Division: 4 August 1813
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 21 September 1809
Baron of the Empire: 27 November 1807
Died: 18 February 1814 (of wounds received at Brienne)

Rottembourg, (Henri)

Born: 6 July 1769
Colonel: 20 October 1806 (108e Regiment dInfanterie de Ligne)
Major: 14 September 1813 (1er Regiment Chasseurs-a-Pied de la Garde Imperiale)
General-de-Brigade: 21 July 1811
General-de-Division: 20 November 1813
Baron of the Empire: 20 August 1809
Died: 8 February 1857

Michel, (Claude-Etienne)

Born: 3rd October 1772 (Pointre)
Colonel: 27th December 1805 (40e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne)
Major: 1 May 1806 (Grenadiers-a-Pied de la Garde Imperiale)
Colonel-Major: 16 February 1807 (1er Regiment de Grenadiers-a-Pied de la Garde Imperiale)
Major-Colonel: 26 December 1813 (1er Regiment de Grenadiers-a-Pied de la Garde Imperiale)
Colonel-en-second: 1 April 1815 (1er Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Pied de la Garde Imperiale)
General-de-Brigade: 24 June 1811
General-de-Division: 20 November 1813
Commander of the Legion d'Honneur: 6 April 1813
Baron of the Empire: May 1808
Count of the Empire: 23 March 1814
Died: 18 June 1815 (killed at Waterloo)

Cambronne, (Pierre-Jaques-Etienne)

Born: 26 December 1770
Colonel-Major: 6 August 1811 (3e Regiment de Voltigeurs de la Garde Imperiale)
Colonel-Major: 14 September 1813 (2e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Pied de la Garde Imperiale)
Colonel-Major: 20 November 1813 (1er Regiment Chasseurs-a-Pied de la Garde Imperiale)
Major-Colonel: 13 April 1815 (1er Regiment Chasseurs-a-Pied de la Garde Imperiale)
General-de-Brigade: 20 November 1813
Officer of the Legion dHonneur: 16 January 1807
Commander of the Legion dHonneur: 6 April 1813
Grand Officer of the Legion dHonneur: 1 April 1815
Baron of the Empire: 4 June 1810
Count of the Empire: 2 June 1815
Died: 29 January 1842

Pelet-Clozeau, (Jean-Jacques-Germain)

Born: 15 July 1777
Colonel: 10 April 1811
Colonel: 11 October 1812 (48e Regiment dInfanterie de Ligne)
Major: 1 July 814 (Chasseurs royaux de France)
Major: 13 April 1815 (2e Regiment de Chasseurs-a-Pied de la Garde Imperiale)
Major: 25 June 1815 (1er Regiment Chasseurs-a-Pied de la Garde Imperiale)
General-de-Brigade: 12 April 1813
Chevalier of the Empire: 13 July 1813
Died: 20 December 1858

, / 1791 - 1815 (Major officers wounded and/or killed)

Gros wounded ():
10 June 1795, 3 August 1796, 15 September 1796, 12 November 1796, 22 May 1809,
26 August 1813 and 17 October 1813

Decouz wounded ():
29 January 1814
and died of wounds ( ) 18 February 1814

Rottembourg wounded ():
26 March 1799 and 6 July 1809

Michel - wounded ():
2 October 1799, 18 December 1800, 11 February 1814, 29 March 1814,
() and killed 18 June 1815

Cambronne wounded ():
27 February 1814, 6 March 1814 and 18 June 1815

Pelet-Clozeau wounded ():
30 October 1805 and 18 November 1812

, / 1804 - 1815 (Officers wounded and/or killed)

Officers killed (): 2
Officers died of wounds ( ): - /None/
Officers wounded (): 36

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(Battles in which officers were killed or wounded)


1805: Austerlitz
1807: Eylau
1809: Essling and Wagram
1811: San-Pedro, Villedrigo, and Aois
1812: Krasnoe
1813: Leipzig
1814: Bar-surAube, Craonne, and Paris
1815: Waterloo

, 1815 .
(1815 model drapeaux)

1800 : Marengo
1805 : Ulm
1805 : Austerlitz
1806 : Iena
1807 : Eylau
1807 : Friedland
1809 : Eckmuhl
1809 : Essling
1809 : Wagram
1812 : Smolensk
1812 : La Moskova
Vienne, Berlin, Madrid, Moscou


(information from): www.napoleon-series.org (and) www.darnault-mil.com