Mauritius Campaign

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Mauritius Campaign
1809-11
Chronological list of Wars and Campaigns
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Location: Mascarene Islands, Indian Ocean
Combatants:
British Navy and the East India Company French
Result: British occupation
Medals: Capture of Rodrigues, Bourbon and Île de France 1809-10
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Category: Napoleonic War

Summary

This conflict was part of the Napoleonic Wars. The French fleet based in Mauritius disrupted the East India Company trade in the Indian Ocean. The British gradually reduced the French presence by occupying the Islands of Mauritius, Réunion and Rodriguez.

External Links

Mauritius Campaign 1809-11 Wikipedia
Mascarene Islands 1809-10 Wikipedia
Naval Actions at Rodriguez, Réunion and Mauritius Peter Davis website

Historical Books on-line

Frontier and Overseas Expeditions from India Vol VI - Mauritius and Bourbon or Reunion archive.org