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| NAME = Thomieres, Jean Guillaume Barthelemy
 
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| SHORT DESCRIPTION = Commander of infantry division of First French Empire
 
| DATE OF BIRTH = 18 August 1771
 
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| DATE OF DEATH = 22 July 1812
 
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Jean Guillaume Barthélemy Thomières
The name Thomieres is fifth from the bottom on Column 38
Born 18 August 1771 (1771-08-18)
Died 22 July 1812 (1812-07-23) (aged 40)
Place of birth Sérignan, France
Place of death Salamanca, Spain
Allegiance France France
Service/branch Infantry, Staff
Years of service 1793–1812
Rank General of Brigade
Battles/wars
Awards Légion d'Honneur, 1807
Other work Baron of the Empire, 1809

Jean Guillaume Barthélemy Thomières (18 August 1771 – 22 July 1812) was killed in action at Salamanca while commanding an Imperial French infantry division. He joined the army of the First French Republic in 1793 and fought the Spanish. He transferred to the Army of Italy in 1796 and was present at the battles of Dego, Mondovi, Lodi, Bassano, and Arcole. In 1800 he fought at Montebello and Marengo as an aide-de-camp to Claude Perrin Victor.

In 1806 Thomières joined the staff of Marshal Jean Lannes and served in Prussia and Poland. He received promotion to general officer in July 1807. He participated in the 1807 invasion of Portugal. On 20 August 1808 he was wounded while leading his brigade at Vimeiro. He led a brigade at Corunna, Bussaco, and Fuentes de Onoro before being appointed to head a division. Thomières is one of the names inscribed under the Arc de Triomphe on Column 38.

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