General Jean Joseph Amable Humbert
(1755-1823)

Died aged c. 68

General Jean Joseph Amable Humbert (22 August 1767 – 3 January 1823) was a French soldier, a participant in the French Revolution, who led a failed invasion of Ireland to assist Irish patriots in 1798. Born in the townland of La Coâre Saint-Nabord, outside Remiremont Vosges, he was a sergeant in the National Guard of Lyon. He rapidly advanced through the ranks to become brigadier general on 9 April 1794 and fought in the Western campaigns before being allocated to the Army of the Rhine.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

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1798 General Humbert held a victory ball here after the battle

Linenhall Street, Castlebar, Ireland where they held a victory ball (1798)

Corleys Hotel French General Humbert dined here September 1798. Chaith an Ginearál Humbert is a chuid oifigeach béile anseo Meán Fómhair 1798. Bliain na bhFrancach Óstán Mhic Thoirealaigh.

The Square, Swinford , Ireland where they dined (1798)