PENINSULA / WATERLOO VETERANS
Captain Francis - 48th Foot
Wounded and 'missing' at Albuera. MGS.
Obituary in the 'Yass Courier' (New South Wales) 27 Oct.1860 - "Allman, Captain Francis of Meehan Street Yass, born 1.11.1780 in County Clare Ireland. died Wednesday last aged 80 years. At the age of 14 entered the army as an ensign and served in the Peninsula War, taken prisoner until the end of Waterloo. He arrived in the colony about 40 years ago as Captain of the 48th Regiment, posted at Port Macquarie, Newcastle, Wollongong, and then to Yass. Police Magistrate at Campbelltown and Yass."
Lieutenant Edward - 43rd Foot
From Manx Worthies, 1900 - "Edward Christian (b. circa 1780), probably a son of Edward Christian, of Lewaigue, and Catherine Allen, of Ballayarry, and certainly a nephew of Vicar-General Christian, was a Lieutenant in the 43rd Regiment, which formed part of the army intended to oppose Napoleon's threatened invasion. He fought at Copenhagen in 1807, and at Corunna, but it is not known whether he went through the Peninsular War with his regiment or not."
Captain Edward - 60th Foot - died 14th February 1857.
Served in the Peninsula (medal and bars), Waterloo (medal), Punjab 1848 (medal and 2 bars).
Grave at Meerut - "Sacred to the memory of Captain Edward Coxon for 31 years Paymaster to the 1st Battalion, 60th Royal Rifles who died at Meerut on the 14th February 1857, aged 77 years. He served at Flushing, throughout the Peninsula War, at Waterloo, and in the campaign of 1848-49 and recieved three medals and 12 clasps. Erected by the officers of the 1st Battalion, 60th Royal Rifles."
Lieutenant-Colonel William - died 17th December 1845.
Memorial at Fort St. George, Niagara, Canada - "Sacred to the memory of Lieut. Col. Wm. Elliot, KB, of the R.C. Rifle Regt. Colonel commanding Niagara frontier, who died at Niagara, Dec. 17th 1845, aged 55 years. 39 years of his life were devoted to his country, he having served in most of the glorious victories of the Peninsular War. This tablet is erected by the officers of the Royal C. Rifle Regt. as a memorial of affection and of sincere regret for his lamented death."
Memorial at St. Mary's church, Cheltenham, England - "In pious memory of Lieutenant-Colonel William Rowley Elliot, KH, son of the late Rev. William Elliot and Elizabeth his wife. Upwards of 58 years of his life had been spent in the active service of his country, entering the army in early youth he accompanied HM 29th Regiment throughout the greater portion of the Peninsular and second American Wars and afterwards to the Mauritius, he likewise served some years on the staff of HM Forces in the West Indies and subsequently was appointed to raise and organise the Royal Canadian Rifles Regiment in command of which he died December 17th 1845. His remains rest in the churchyard in Niagara, Canada."
Major-General Sir Henry Thomas, KCB - 20th Foot - died 26th
Served Peninsula (9th Foot - medal and bar), Burma 1824 (medal and bar, CB), Burma 1852. KCB gazetted 6 weeks after his death.
Grave at Simla - "To the memory of Major General Sir Henry Thomas Godwin, KCB, Colonel of HM 20th Regt. who died at Simlah, Oct 26th 1853. Aged 69 years."
Lieutenant-Colonel - 23rd Foot - died 1867.
Grave at Hamilton City Cemetery, Canada - "Sacred to the memory of Lieut.-Col. Gourlay, who died at his residence, Barton Lodge, 1867. He was for 25 years an officer of the 23rd Royal Welsh Fusiliers, serving with the Regiment in France, Spain, and various British stations and in the Canadian Rebellion 1837-8. He was a sincere Christian and in all the relations of life, public and private, an honourable and upright man."
Captain Calcott - 9th Foot
From Manx Worthies, 1900 - "Calcott Heywood (1766 - 1852), a son of Robert Heywood, waterbailiff, and Margaret, daughter of Richard Joiner, who was a captain in the Manx Fencibles in 1794. In 1810, he was chosen as a member of the House of Keys, but refused to serve. The House then petitioned Lieut-Governor Smelt to "take the proper and necessary steps according to Law and Custom in that case provided" to make him do so. Instead of yielding he joined the 9th Regiment and went to the Peninsular War. Retiring in 1815, with the rank of captain, he was again elected a member of the House of Keys, and seems to have accepted his fate without further protest."
Sir Dudley St. Leger, KCB - 50th Foot - died 21st February
Served South America 1807 (95th Foot), Peninsula (gold cross and clasp, medal and 4 bars, wounded twice, Portugal Order of Tower & Sword, 4 Portuguese medals.), CB in 1815, Knighted 1816, KCB 1848. Married Caroline Hunter.
Grave at Ambala cemetery - "Sacred to the memory of Major General Sir Dudley St. Leger Hill, KCB, Colonel of HM 50th Regt who died at Umballah while in command of the Sirhind division on the 21st February 1851."
Lieutenant John - 42nd Royal Highlanders - died 13th April
Grave at Inveresk Kirkyard, Scotland - "John Home, Lieutenant and Paymaster 42d Royal Highlanders, 1795 to 1820. Received the Sultan's gold medal for Egypt, 1801, and the Peninsular war medal, with seven clasps, for Corunna, Salamanca, Pyrenees, Nivelle, Nive, Orthes, and Toulouse; died 13th April 1849, aged 72 years."
- Major Nicholas - 59th Foot - died 30th September 1845
Memorial in Royal Garrison Church, Portsmouth - "Sacred to the memory of Major Nicholas Hovenden, 59th Regiment who died at Leeds, on the 30th September 1845 aged 52 years, 36 of which he passed in the 59th Regiment having served with it in the Pensinular at Waterloo and Bhurtpore. This tablet is erected by his brother officers as a token of their esteem."
Lieutenant-Colonel Jacob AEmilius - 13th Light Dragoons - died
7th October 1856.
Son of Paulus Aemilius Irving, who was at the capture of Quebec. Born 1797 and was a Lieutenant at Waterloo.
St. John's Anglican Church, Stamford, Niagara, Canada - "In memory of the Hon. Jacob AEmilius Irving of Ironshore, Jamaica, a member of the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada, and formerly of the 13th Light Dragoons; was wounded at Waterloo; born 1797, died at Drummondville, 1856."
Major William - 28th Foot - died 12th November 1840.
Wounded at Quatre Bras.
Memorial at Parramatta, Australia - "Sacred to the memory of Brevet Major William Irwin of HM 28th Regiment who died at Parramatta the 12th of November 1840 Aged 56 years. This table was erected by his brother officers as a token of their esteem and admiration on his long and gallant service of 33 years in the Corps."
Sir John Thomas, KCB - Royal Engineers - died 26th February
Memorial at Church of St. Philip and St. James, Leckhampton, Cheltenham - "Sacred to the memory of Major-General Sir John Thomas Jones, Baronet, K.C.B., of Cranmer Hall, Norfolk. He served with distinction in the Corps of Royal Engineers throughout the campaigns of Calabria, Walcheren, and the Peninsula. The Lines of Torres Vedras, the Belgian fortresses constructed after 1815, are lasting memorials of his genius and science. He died at Cheltenham on the 26th, of February, AD 1843, aged 60 years. A statue has been erected to his memory in St. Paul's Cathedral by the Officers of the Corps of Royal Engineers."
Lieutenant-Colonel Edward - died 6th August 1828.
Born in 1771 at Portarlington, Queen's County. Wounded at Waterloo (Captain, 1st Life Guards. Received Russian Order of St. Anne). Served 23rd Light Dragoons in India.
Grave at Mullye - "Sacred to the memory of Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Kelly of His Majesty's Service, who died on the 6th August Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, in the fifty-fourth year of his age. This gallant officer served His Majesty with distinction in Flanders, Spain, and at Waterloo, where he was severely wounded; he was present at the capture of the fortress of Bhurtpore, and subsequently served in Ava, where he contracted the disease which proved fatal to him. As a last mark of regard and esteem the Right Honorable the Viscount Combermere, GCB Commander-in-Chief, in whose Staff Lieut-Col. E. Kelly came to India, and his brother officers of the Staff, have erected this monument."
Colonel Willam - 24th Foot - 21st August 1818.
Memorial at St. Mary's Church, Chilton Foliat, Wiltshire - "Sacred to the memory of Colonel William Kelly CB Lieut Col of His Majesty's 24th Regt of Foot who departed this life at Littlecott the 21st of August 1818. Colonel
Kelly's services were extended to the four quarters of the globe He was severely wounded at the Battle of the Pyrnees and exhausted afterwards by his successful exertions in the Nepaul War in India he returned only to breathe his last with his friends admired in his profession as a soldier and esteemed by all as a man."
Captain Abraham Parkinson - 2nd Life Guards - 10th December
Obituary in the 'Malton Messenger' 7th April 1855 - "Died. On December 10, 1854, at Graham's Town, Cape of Good Hope, Capt. Abraham Parkinson Kenyon, Capt. Kenyon commenced his millitary career at Waterloo, as Cornet in the 2nd Life Guards, under his brother, Capt. James Parkinson Kenyon."
Colonel William - died 6th May 1876.
Memorial at St. Mark's Cemetery, Niagara, Canada - "In memory of Col. Wm. Kingsmill, son of the late Major Kingsmill, of 1st Royals, died in Toronto, 6th May, 1876. aged 82. Col. Kingsmill served in HM 66th Regiment, in the Peninsular War, and afterwards at St. Helena, during Napoleon's captivity. Subsequently in command of 3rd Inf. Corps, Batt. of U. Canadian Militia, and was Sheriff of the Niagara District. He was a gallant soldier."
Lieutenant-Colonel Charles - 33rd Foot - died 21st July
Memorial in Frederik Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. Thomas (US Virgin Islands) -
"Sacred to the memory of Lieutenant Colonel Charles Knight of Her Majesty's Thirty Third Regiment; Who departed this life at St. Thomas, on his passage from Barbados to England on the 21 July 1841, in the 51 year of his age Lieutenant Colonel Knight served his country with distinction in the four quarters of the globe, for the period of thirty five years, and was the officer in command of the thirty third Regiment, at the final close of the Battle of Waterloo. The Officers of his Regiment have caused this tablet to be erected as a memorial of their esteem and regard for their late commanding officer and friend."
Grave - "Here repose the remains of Lieutenant colonel Charles Knight of Her Britannic Majesty's thirty third regiment who died on the 21 July 1841, in the 51, year of his age."
Captain Richard - Royal Artillery - died 14th September 1865.
MGS (3 bars)
Grave at St. Peter's Church, Leckhampton, Cheltenham, Glos - "In memory of Sarah Elizabeth, wife of Captain Richard Litchfield, RA. Died Feb. 17 1863. Aged 65 years. Richard Litchfield, Died Sept. 14 1865 Aged 73. He served in the Peninsula War 1812-14."
Lieutenant John Augustus - 77th Foot - died 5th November 1868.
Joined the Royal Navy in 1796 and was appointed Clerk in 1805. Served on HMS Temeraire at Trafalgar in 1805 (did not receiev/claim his NGS medal?). He resigned in 1806. Commissioned in 1811 to 77th Foot. Also served with the 17th Portuguese and British 32nd Foot. (MGS 7 bars). Captain and Lt.-Colonel Canadian Militia.
Grave at St. James' (Anglican) Church cemetery, Hudson, Quebec, Canada - "Sacred to the memory of John Augustus Mathison Lieut. of H.M. 77 Foot and Captn. of the 17 Portugese Grenadiers Born in London, England Dec. 25th, 1781 Died in Hudson, Canada Nov. 5th 1868 aged 87 years and of his wife Harriet Vanderburgh Died 9th May 1888 aged 80."
Captain Henry - 40th Foot - died 10th January 1866.
Born in Londonderry. Served in the Peninsula War, Battle of New Orleans and at Waterloo. Later 40th came to Australia on convict guard duty. Miller was selected to head the first (convict) settlement at Morton Bay (now Brisbane, Queensland). He retired from the army and returned to Hobart. Received the MGS (3 bars) and Waterloo medal. These are in the possession of his family in Melbourne. He died at Hobart on January 10th 1866.
Captain Thomas - 59th Foot.
From Manx Worthies, 1900 - "Thomas Moore, youngest son of Deemster Thomas Moore, of the Abbey, and Margaret Moore, of the Hills, was a captain in the 59th. He fought in the Peninsular War."
Captain Richard - 65th Foot - died 18th August 1850.
New Zealander' 21 Sept 1850. Obituary - "At Wellington on 18th August 1850, after a short illness, in his 56th year, Capt. Richard O'Connell, H.M. 65th Regt of Foot. Native of Ennis, Ireland. Served in the 42nd Regt during the Peninsular War and was severely wounded at the taking of Badajoz. He arrived in New Zealand 1846 and took part in the operations against Rangihaeta in the Horowiki Valley. He was buried with Military Honours, Col. Gold officiating." MGS
General Sir Edward, GCB - 28th Foot - died 13th May 1849.
Memorial at RMC Sandhurst Chapel - "In memory of General The Hon. Sir Edward Paget, GCB. Colonel 28th Foot. Died 13th May 1849. Aged 73. His war service was as follows: Holland, Nimeguen, Guildermalsen, 1794-5. Cape St. Vincent, 1797. Minorca, 1798. Egypt, three actions, wounded, 1801. Bremen, 1805. Sicily, 1805-7. Sweden and Portugal, 1808. Corunna and Passage of the Douro, lost right arm, 1809. Second in Command to Wellington. Retreat from Burgos, taken prisoner, 1812. Commander-in-Chief in India, 1822-25. Governor of this College, 1826-37. Afterwards Governor of Chelsea Hospital."
- Lieutenant General Sir Hercules Rowley - 43rd Foot -
died 8th March 1850.
Born 29th September 1781. KCB 1838.
Gartree Church Memorial - "Lt. Gen. Sir Hercules Rowley Pakenham KCB, Col of 43 Light Infantry, Deputy Lt of Co Antrim and for 8 years Lt Gov of Portsmouth, commanding the SW district of England. He was 3rd son of 2nd Lord Longford and grandson of the Countess of Longford who survived her son. Born 1781, he entered the Army 1803, in which he served with highest distinction, having been engaged at the siege & capture of Copenhagen 1807, also in the Peninsular campaigns of 1809, 10, 11 & 12, including the Battles of Elkadeir, Roleia Viniera, Ponchal, Foz d'Aronca, Salincal, Busaco, & Fuentes d'Onor and siege & storm of Cuidad Rodrico, 2 sieges & storm of Badajoz, at the asault of which he was severly wounded. He received the Gold Medal for Busaco, Foz d'Aronca, Cuidad Rodrico & Badajoz and Silver Medal for Roleira Vimiera and 2 clasps. He married Hon Emily Stapleton, dau of Lord Le Despencer, by whom he left 6 sons ad 3 daughters. He died suddenly at Langford Lodge 8 March 1850."
PATERSON - D.A.C.G.
James - died 25th December 1854.
Grave at Inveresk Kirkyard, Scotland - "James Paterson, Deputy-Assistant Commissary-General during the service in Egypt, the Peninsula, and at Waterloo, who died on the 25th of December 1854, aged 73 years."
Captain Robert - killed 17th September 1814.
Memorial at Lundy's Lane, Niagara, Canada - "Sacred to the memory of Robert Dossie Patteson, Captain of the 6th Regt. of Infantry, Royal 1st Warwickshire, who, after serving under Sir John Moore and the Duke of Wellington, throughout the Peninsular War, fell before Fort Erie at the age of 26, Sept. 17th 1814."
Lieutenant-General Sir Manley, KCB, KTS - died July .....
Bath Abbey, Somerset - "Sacred to the memory of Lieut. Gen. Sir Manley Power, KCB, KTS. He was highly distinguished as an Officer through the Peninsular War. The Military Commander entrusted to him dear testimony to the confidence reposed in his valour and .... his intrepid discharge of them proved how sincere was his zeal and devotion to his country. He died at Berne in Switzerland July ...... (after a few hours illness) returning to England from Malta where he had been Lieut. Governor six years. An urbanity of manners and sacred attachment to all that was honourable endear his memory to his connections and friends and render his loss irreparable to his afflicted widow and family."
Captain Henry - 32nd Foot - died 26th March 1849.
From 'History of the Dublin Catholic Cemeteries'. (William J. Fitzpatrick Published 1900) - "In April, 1849, the cholera broke out in Dublin, and continued to rage with unremitting violence until late in October, ...... Captain Henry Quill, of the 32nd, ........ This distinguished officer died on March 26th, 1849, and the inscription on his tomb records that he "served with his corps to the close of the Peninsular War. At the siege of Burgos his leg was shattered and his left eye carried away by a ball. He received two gunshot wounds in the chest at Waterloo. One of the balls fractured the collar-bone and penetrated the lung, in which it became embedded. The long train of suffering ensuing, and the haemorrhage it induced, ultimately proved fatal." [A bit of red cloth belonging to his uniform surrounded the bullet, and both remained undisturbed until his death, 34 years after. A portly pamphlet on the naval and military services of the Quill family - of whom fifteen fought for their king and country - has been printed for private circulation.] From a fuller account of his services it appears that he was wounded at Salamanca, and on the 16th June, 1815, took part in the action with Ney's column at Quatre Bras."
REID - Major Thomas - 33rd Foot - died c.1881.
Thomas Reid (nephew of Colonel Orrok, 33rd Foot). Fought at battle of Assaye, the Isles of France and of Bourbon, Bergen-op-zoom and battle of Waterloo, (Lieutenant, wounded). He died at Nairn c.1881, and was buried in the Churchyard of Cawdor.
ROPER - Major
Joseph M. - 10th Hussars - died 23rd December 1849.
Obituary in the 'Nottingham Mercury' (28th December 1849) - "On the 23rd inst., at his house Ilkeston Rd, New Radford, Mr. Joseph Roper, aged 70. Formerly Major in the 10th Hussars. He was one of the veterans of the late war, having served with Sir J. Moore in the disastrous retreat to Corunna, and was afterwards with Wellington in a great number of engagements in the Peninsula and the South of France. He was taken prisoner in the campaign of 1813, but after suffering almost incredible hardships while amongst the French; he succeeded in escaping from them in June of that year. He was afterwards at Waterloo, where he was orderly-serjeant to the Earl of Uxbridge, now Marquis of Anglesea, the commander of the cavalry. He was lately quarter-master-serjeant of the Local Company of Veterans of Nottingham, and whilst holding that office had a number of apoplectic attacks, which incapacitated him for business and finally terminated his existance."
Major William - 9th Foot - died 16th October 1857.
Memorial at St. Ouen's Church, Jersey - "Major William Seward served with the 9th Regiment in the Peninsula from August 1808 to January 1809 and was present at the Battle of Vimiera, on the expedition to Walcheren in 1809 and subsequently in the Peninsula including the defence of Tarifa, Battles of Barossa (wounded), Vittoria and The Nive and blockade of Bayonne. He received the War Medal with four clasps and died at Don Place, St. Helier the 16th day of October 1857."
- Lieutenant James - 53rd Foot - died 29th March 1848.
Grave at Bethersden churchyard, Kent - "Lieutenant James Stewart late of the 53rd Regiment of Foot. Born at Dalkeith in Scotland died at Ashford Kent 29 March 1848 aged 66. He was a brave soldier and was awarded a medal on which was engraved Toulouse, Orthes, Nive Nivelle, Pyrenees, Vittoria, Salamanca, Badagos, Albuera, Talavera, the names of the Battles and Sieges at which he was present. He was a loving husband and a faithful friend and his private virtues secured the esteem of all with whom he was associated."
Major-General James - 42nd Royal Highlanders - died 12th
Grave at Inveresk Kirkyard, Scotland - "Sacred to the memory of Major-General James Stirling, Lieutenant-Governor of Cork, and for forty-two years an officer in the 42d Royal Highlanders. With a wing of that national corps he annihilated the French Invincibles in Egypt, and took their standard with his own hand. He commanded that regiment through the Peninsular war, and after twenty-seven years of foreign service he retired in 1813 into private life, where, cultivating the virtues which adorn the Christian character, he died, full of years and honours, at his villa of Eskbank, 12th December 1834. His remains, borne hither by his veteran companions in arms, are here interred."
Colonel Joseph - 83rd Foot
Joseph Swinbourne (or Swinburne) was born in Solihull, Warwick. He was wounded twice at Talavera and once at Orthes. MGS.
New Zelander 9 May 1860, Obituary - "At Lichfield, 7th February 1860, aged 77, Colonel Swinbourne, late of 83rd Regt, father of Mrs Kelly, wife of the Registrar of Deeds. This officer was present at all the great battles of the Duke, was three times wounded and received twelve clasps."
Colonel Sir Robert Le Poer - 74th Foot
Memorial at St. Mary's church, Cheltenham - "In memory of Colonel the Hon. Sir Robert Le Poer Trench, KCB, KTS, and Lieutenant-Colonel 74th Regiment. This memorial has been erected by his brother, Richard, the Earl of Clancarty, GCB. He was born July 28th 1782 and died March 14th 1823, of the 40 years of life 23 were devoted to the military profession. He commanded the 74th Regt. in the Peninsular War during 5 years and 8 general engagements, in 1818 he accompanied his regiment to New Brunswick, in North America where the severity of the climate acting on his constitution impaired by previous hardship obliged him to return to England in 1821 where he closed his active and useful life."
Major William - 50th Foot - died 17th June 1841.
Served Peninsula War (severely wounded).
Grave at Bhowanipore - "To the memory of Major William Turner, H.M. 50th Regt. who died when embarked for England off Fort William, on the 17th June 1841, aged 48 years. This monument is erected by his brother officers, to mark their esteem for their much lamented friend, and their sense of his gallant and distinguished services during a period of 34 years, in Holland, Portugal and Spain, and particularly at the battles of Roleia, Vimiera, Corunna, the siege of Flushing and battles of Fuentes D'Onor, Arroya De molino, Almarez, Albadetormoa, Baighar and Vittoria, where he lost his right arm. He also served for many long and trying years in the West Indies and New South Wales."
Major Robert - 2nd Dragoons (Scots Greys) - died 10th August
Captain at Waterloo, where he was wounded.
Grave at Inveresk Kirkyard, Scotland - "Sacred to the memory of Major Robert Vernor, late of the Scots Greys, in which distinguished corps he served upwards of thirty years. Died 10th August 1827, aged 64 years. And of Elizabeth Vernor, his spouse, who died the 10th April 1838, aged 75 years."
Major-General Marcus Antonius - Royal Engineers - died 14th
Grave at Kensal Green Cemetery, London - "To the loved and honoured memory of Major General Marcus Antonius Waters, Royal Engineers, this gallant soldier was the last surviving officer of his Corps who was engaged in the battles of Quatre Bras and Waterloo.
He departed this life on January 14th 1868. Aged 73 years."
- Lieutenant Thomas - 26th Foot.
From Manx Worthies, 1900 - "Thomas Wattleworth (b. 1785), son of Thomas Wattleworth and Catherine Kelly, was a Lieutenant in the 26th Regiment, and fought at Martinique and Guadaloupe in the West Indies."
Lieutenant George Horsley - 20th Foot.
From Manx Worthies, 1900 - "George Horsely Wood (1794 - 1874), served as Lieutenant in the 20th Foot in the, Peninsula and in India, and was one of the body-guard of the Emperor Napoleon at St. Helena."
Henry Cole Bowen -
Obituray in Limerick Chronicle (17 January 1835) - "At Prospect Row Stephens Cole Bowen Esq son of the late Henry Cole Bowen Esq of Bowens Court co Cork originally of the Royal Irish Artillery and late of the Roy Vets Battn. This lamented gent served with credit in America & the Peninsula war & 39th & 90th Reg."
Foulkes - 23rd Foot
Memorial Inscriptions from the St Mary's Parish Church Conwy North Wales - "In Hopes of Joyful resurrection, here lieth Thomas Foulkes who served his King and country throughout the peninsula war and at Waterloo in the 23rd Regiment of Foot (Welsh Fusileers) died 17th Nov 1847 aged 63 yrs."
- 2/5th Foot
Obituary in Freemans Journal (14 Jan. 1814) - "At Exeter, James William Graves Esq brother to the Rev John Graves of Fort William, co Limerick, and of the Rev Richard Graves. He resigned the situation of paymaster of the 2nd battalion of the 5th Regt of Foot a few weeks since, in consequence of fatigues endured in several campaigns in the Pensular, and in the Gazette of the 21st he was appointed to the 7th Royal Vererans Battalion."
Richard Hiscott - 76th Foot
"In memory of Richard Hiscott, born in Wiltshire, England, 1790, died at Niagara, Canada, 1874. Deservedly esteemed both as a citizen and a soldier. In early life he served with honour in H.M. 76th Regt. of Foot, and was in many battles of the Peninsular War and in Canada. He settled in Niagara, where a large family of his descendants and numerous friends lament his death."
Memorial at Old Annan, Scotland - "In memory of James Irving, Miller in Newbie Mill who died 9th December 1821, aged 72 years. Margaret Burnet his wife, who died 18th June 1838 aged 85 years. James Irving, son to James Irving in Newbie Mill who died at Waterloo of his wounds, which received on the 18th June 1816 aged 24 years. . . . ."
Obituary of George Patterson
(Perth Courier, July 25, 1862)
"Died, on the 20th instant, George Patterson, Sr., in the 81st year of his age. The deceased was a native of Perth, in Scotland, and came to Canada in 1814 with his Regiment, the 37th Regiment of Foot, and took his part in the struggle then going on with the neighbouring States. He was discharged in 1816, when he came to Perth and settled here, where he continued to reside until the day of his decease. Before coming to Canada he served with his Regiment through the Peninsula War. He was universally respected and esteemed by all who knew him. Was for many years a member of the Episcopal church and died in the full and firm hope of a blessed immortality."
Benjamin Rogers - 66th Foot
MGS (7 clasps)
Grave at Northam cemetery, Devon - "Sacred to the memory of Benjamin Rogers of this Parish, a Pensioner and Guard of Honour to Napoleon at St. Helena, who fought In the Battles of Toulouse, Orthes, Nive, Nivelle, Pyrenees, Albuera And Busaco. He died April 26th 1877 aged 90 years. Also in memory of Elizabeth the beloved wife of Benjamin Rogers who Died Decr 31st 1874 aged 55 years."
John Shaw - Life Guards.
Richard Waplington - Life Guards. Thomas Wheatley - Light
Memorial at St. Catherine's Church, Cossall, Nottinghamshire - "This monument erected to the memory of John Shaw and Richard Waplington of the Life Guards and Thomas Wheatley of the Light Dragoon Guards. Who left their native home in defense of their country, the two former gloriously fell at Waterloo, the latter returned and is buried in this church yard."
Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester - "In remembrance John Winterton who departed this life February 16 1870 in the 74th year of his age. He was severely wounded at the Battle of Waterloo And after lying three days and two nights on the field had his left leg amputated at Brussels. May he rest in Peace."