Carrol, Richard Parker (1782-?)

Richard Parker Carrol, known in Spain as Ricardo Parker Carrol, was born in Tulla, Tipperary, Ireland in 1782. Not much is known about him, bar that he was the youngest brother of William Parker Carrol.  He joined the 98th regiment as a Captain and was enrolled by his brother William in the Hibernia regiment in 1810 , fighting in several actions that took place in the Spanish-Portuguese frontier, eventually earning the rank in the Spanish Army of teniente coronel (1811).

Source (indicative): Graciela Iglesias-Rogers, British Liberators in the Age of Napoleon: Volunteering under the Spanish Flag in the Peninsular War, (London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2014).

Posted by:  Graciela Iglesias-Rogers, assisted by Adam Nour El-Din Hafez

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