Hay McDowall

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Hay McDowall
Died March 1809
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Rank Lieutenant-General
Commands held Madras Army
Battles/wars Napoleonic Wars

Lieutenant General Hay McDowall (died March 1809) was a British Army officer.

Military career[edit]

McDowall served in Flanders in 1793 and after serving as Commander-in-Chief in Ceylon from 1798 to 1804 he was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Madras Army in 1807.[1] He was lost at sea near the Cape of Good Hope in March 1809.[2]


Military offices
Preceded by
Sir John Cradock
C-in-C, Madras Army
Succeeded by
Sir Samuel Auchmuty