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 Laurent Augustin Pelletier de Chambure

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Laurent Augustin Pelletier de Chambure

Birth
Vitteaux, Departement de la Côte-d'Or, Bourgogne, France
Death 11 Jul 1832 (aged 43)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Plot Division 9, chemin de l'ancienne porte, line 7, Salomon: Aa174
Memorial ID 44171547 View Source
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Laurent Augustin Pelletier de Chambure participated in the Napoleonic campaigns of Prussia, Poland andSpain. He distinguished himself at the siege of Ciudad Rodrigo in 1812, leading a 300 men against a far superior enemy in number. Although injured during the engagement, he managed to reach Salamanca with a hundred survivors.

Following Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo, he was sentenced to death and went into exile in Brussels for 3 years. He came out of retirement in 1830 during the July Revolution. He died of cholera in 1832.



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Lieutenant Colonel
Du 1er Empire
Auguste
PELLETIER de CHAMBURE
1789-1832

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