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CANADA 1750-1866

BAILLIE - Captain David - 78th Highlanders - killed at Louisberg - June-July 1758.

BAILLIE - Lieutenant William - 42nd Highlanders - killed at Fort Ticonderoga - 7th-8th July 1758.

BEAVER - Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel - 46th Foot - killed at Ticonderoga - August 1758.

BLAIR - Lieutenant William - 51st Foot - killed near Fort George - 17th May 1756.

BRADDOCK - Major-General Edward - died of wounds 13th July 1755.
Memorial at Farmington, Pennsylvania -
"Here lieth the remains of Major General Edward Braddock who in command of the 44th and 48th Regiments of English regulars was mortally wounded in an engagement with the French and Indians under the command of Captain M. De Beaujeu at the Battle of the Monongahela within 10 miles of Fort Duquesne, now Pittsburg, July 9, 1755. He was borne back with the retreating army to the old orchard camp about one fourth a mile west of this park where he died July 13, 1755. Lieutenant Colonel George Washington read the burial service at his grave."

CAMPBLE - Captain - killed at Fort Detroit - 9th July/August 1763.

CAMPBELL - Lieutenant Collin - 77th Highlanders - killed during the Fort DuQuesne Expedition - July-November 1758.

CAMPBELL - Major Duncan - 42nd Highlanders - killed at Fort Ticonderoga - 7th-8th July 1758.

CAMPBELL - Captain John - 42nd Highlanders - killed at Fort Ticonderoga - 7th-8th July 1758.

CUTHBERT - Lieutenant John - 78th Highlanders - killed at Louisberg - June-July 1758.

DALZELL - Lieutenant James - 1st Foot - killed at Fort Detroit - 31st July 1763.
Son of Sir Robert Dalzell of the Binns.

DONALDSON - Lieutenant-Colonel John - 55th Foot - killed at Ticonderoga - August 1758.

FAIRFAX - Lieutenant William Henry - 28th Foot - died of wounds at Quebec 13 September 1759.
His brother, Thomas Fairfax (Midshipman, Royal Navy) was killed in 1746 fighting the French on the Coromandel coast.
Memorial at Fairfax County cemetery, Virginia -
"In memory of the youngest son of William Fairfax, Esq. William Henry Fairfax 1739-1759. Subaltern in Bragg's (28th) Regiment. Died of wounds rec'd with Wolfe before Quebec."

FARQUHARSON - Lieutenant George - 42nd Highlanders - killed at Fort Ticonderoga - 7th July-8th 1758.

FORBES - Captain Charles - 60th Foot - killed at Ticonderoga - 1758.
Memorial at Banff Cemetery, Scotland -
"Departed this life on the 1st of January, 1798, aged 78 years, Isabella Donaldson, widow of Captain Charles Forbes of the 60th Regiment of Foot, who fell in battle at Ticonderago, North America, in the year 1758."

FRASER - Lieutenant Alexander - 78th Highlanders - killed at Louisberg - June-July 1758.

Lieutenant GAMET - killed at Michilimaikimakimac - June 1763.
Chippewa indians made a surprise attack on the fort.

GORDON - Lieutenant Cosmo - 78th Highlanders - killed at the Battle of Quebec - 28th April-10th May 1760

GRAHAM - Lieutenant John - 42nd Highlanders - Killed at the Battle of Bushy Run - August-November 1763.

JOHNSON - Colonel - killed at the siege of Fort Niagara - 25th July 1759.
Buried at Fort Niagara -
"To the memory of unknown officers and enlisted men who fought in the early Indian wars on this frontier, and also in the Revolutionary War, whose remains are interred in this cemetery."

MACDONALD - Captain Alexander - 77th Highlanders - killed during the Fort DuQuesne Expedition - July-November 1758.

McDONALD - Captain Donald - 78th Regiment - killed at Quebec - 1760.

MACDONALD - Captain William - 77th Highlanders - killed during the Fort DuQuesne Expedition - July-November 1758.

MACDONELL - Captain Charles - 78th Highlanders - killed at the Battle of St. John's, Newfoundland - 13th-17th September 1762.

MACKENZIE - Captain Alexander - 77th Highlanders - killed at the Battle of St. John's, Newfoundland - 13th-17th September 1762.

MACKINTOSH - Lieutenant James - 42nd Highlanders - Killed at the Battle of Bushy Run - August-November 1763.

MACONELL - Lieutenant Alexander - 78th Highlanders - killed at the Battle of the Heights of Abraham - 13th September 1759.

MACNIEL - Lieutenant Roderick - 78th Highlanders - killed at the Battle of the Heights of Abraham - 13th September 1759.

MCDONALD - Captain Donald - 78th Highlanders - killed at the Battle of Quebec - 28th April-10th May 1760.

MCKENZIE - Lieutenant Alexander - 77th Highlanders - killed during the Fort DuQuesne Expedition - July-November 1758.

MCKENZIE - Lieutenant Roderick - 77th Highlanders - killed during the Fort DuQuesne Expedition - July-November 1758.

MCKENZIE - Lieutenant William - 77th Highlanders - killed during the Fort DuQuesne Expedition - July-November 1758.

MCLEAN - Ensign William -42nd Highlanders - killed at Guadaloupe - January-April 1759.

MCPHERSON - Lieutenant Hugh - 42nd Highlanders - killed at Fort Ticonderoga - 7th-8th July 1758.

MUNRO - Captain George - 77th Highlanders - killed during the Fort DuQuesne Expedition - July-November 1758.

MURRAY - Lieutenant James - 78th Highlanders - killed at Louisberg - June-July 1758.

PRIDEAUX - Lieutenant-Colonel John - 3rd Foot Guards - killed at the siege of Fort Niagara - 25th July 1759
Listed on the Guards Memorial, Royal Military Chapel, Wellington Barracks. Buried at Fort Niagara.

PROBY - Major Thomas - 55th Foot - killed at Ticonderoga - August 1758.

RATTRAY - Ensign George - 42nd Highlanders - killed at Fort Ticonderoga - 7th-8th July 1758.

ROSS - Captain Thomas - 78th Highlanders - killed at the Battle of the Heights of Abraham - 13th September 1759.
From Culrossie.

STEWART - Ensign Patrick - 42nd Highlanders - killed at Fort Ticonderoga - 7th-8th July 1758.

SUTHERLAND - Lieutenant John - 42nd Highlanders - killed at Fort Ticonderoga - 7th-8th July 1758.

WOLFE - Major-General James - killed at Quebec - 13th September 1759.
Saint Alfege's Church, Greenwich, London, England -
"To the glory of God and to the memory of James Wolfe Major-General. Born at Westerham in Kent 2 January 1727. Died victorious on the Heights above Quebec 13 September 1759, thereby adding Canada to the Empire. He was buried beneath this spot 20 Novmber 1759."
Plaque - "Major Genl. James Wolfe. Aged 32 years. 1759. The above is an exact replica of the coffin plate in the vault below."

WRIGHT - Lieutenant George - Royal Artillery - died of wounds - December 1758.
Born 1733 in Fife, Scotland. Wounded in the defence of Loyal Hannon (Fort Ligonier).


1812 - 1814

1812-14 War
Memorial in Toronto, Ontario -
"This monument was erected by the British Army and Navy Veterans who reside in Toronto, on July 1st 1902 in memory of officers, non commissioned officers, and men who were killed, died of wounds and disease in the following Regiments or Companies Regiments engaged during the War of 1812-1815 upon the Western Frontier west of Kingston. The following are the Regiments who served in the War: Royal Artillery: 19th Dragoons, 1st Regiment, 6th Regiment, 8th Regiment, 41st Regiment, 49th Regiment, 82nd Regiment, 89th Regiment, Royal Veterans Regiment, Royal Newfoundland Regiment, Provincial Dragoons Militia, Wattsville Regiment, Canadian Fencibles. Royal Engineers: 100th Regiment, 103rd Regiment, 104th Regiment, Simcoe Militia, Clengary Fencibles Militia, York Rangers Militia, 1st Norfolk Militia, Coloured Corps & Indians. This Monument is also in memory of the officers, non commissioned officers and men who were killed or died of wounds in th following Regiments or Companies of Regiments engaged in the defense of York ( Toronto ) on April 27th 1813. Royal Artillery, Royal Naval Artifices, 8th Regiment (of Foot), Royal Newfoundland Regiment, Clengary Fencibles Militia, Incorporated Militia."

Forty Mile Creek Memorial
Grimsby, Ontario -
"Here at the Forty Mile Creek, on the 8th of June 1813, American Forces, retreating after the battle of Stoney Creek, were bombarded by the British Flotilla under Sir James Lucas Yeo. Indians and groups of the forth and fifth Regiments Lincon Milita joined in the attack and created such confusion in the enemy ranks that they abandoned this position and retreated to Fort George."

Lincoln Militia - 27th May 1813.
Memorial at St. Mark's Church, Niagara, Canada -
"In memory of Capt. M. McLellan, aged 42 years; Charles Wright and Wm. Cameron, in the 25th year of their age, of the 1st Regiment of Lincoln Militia, who gloriously fell on the 27th May, 1813, also Adjutant Lloyd of the 8th King's Regiment of Infantry."

Lundy's Lane Memorial - 25th July 1814.
"Erected by the Canadian Parliament in honor of the victory gained on 25th July, 1814, by the British and Canadian forces, and in grateful remembrance of the brave men who, died on the field of battle fighting for the Unity of the British Empire."

Battle of Chippawa, Niagara Falls - 5th July 1814
Memorial -
"Here on July 5, 1814, an invading American force under Brigadier-General Winfield Scott met and was attacked by the British Major General Riall commanding detachments of the 8th and 100th regiments, the Royal Scotts, the Lincoln Militia and Indians. Superior American musketry and artillery forced the retirement of the British to Fort George. The British in this battle lost 148 killed and 321 wounded, the Americans 48 killed and 277 wounded. After a second engagement with Riall at Lundy's Lane, July 25, the Americans retreated to Fort Erie via Chippawa."

Memorial - "Here, on July 5th 1814, an American army under Major-General Jacob Brown launched the last major invasion of Canada during the War of 1812. The Americans defeated a British and Canadian force commanded by Major-General Phineas Riall consisting of regulars, militia and Aboriginal warriors. During the engagement about 200 men were killed and over 500 wounded. After four months of heavey fighting, with major action at Lundy's Lane, Fort Erie and Cook's Mills, the invaders were forced back to the United states."

Memorial at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Chippawa - "In commemoration of The British Forces who fought in the battle of Chippawa July 5, 1814."

Fort Erie Memorial
- "In memory of the Officers and Seamen of the Royal Navy, the Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Privates of the Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers, Royal Marines, 1st Royal Scots, 19th Light Dragoons, 6th, 8th (King's), 41st, 82d, 89th, 103d, 104th and De Watteville's Regiments, the Glengarry Light Infantry and the Incorporated Militia, who fell during the siege of Fort Erie, August and September 1814. Officers killed during the siege of Fort Erie Col. Hercules Scott, 103d Regt.; Lieut. Col. William Drummond, 104th Regt.; Lieut.Col. John Gordon, Royal Scots; Capt. R.D. Patteson, 6th Regt.; Capt. Torrens, 8th Regt.; Capt. J.M. Wright, 824 Regt.; Capt. Ed. Walker, Incor. Militia; Lieut. Coples Radcliffe, R.N.; Lieut. Noel, Royal Scots; Lieut. J. Rutledge, Royal Scots; Lieut. Barstow, 8th Regt.; Lieut. Pillichody, De Watteville Regt.; Ensign E. Langford. 82d Regt."

"Here lie buried 150 British Officers and men who fell in the attack on Fort Erie on the 26th day of August 1814 and three of the defenders, men of the United States Infantry, whose remains were discovered during the restoration of Fort Erie 1938 & 1939."

Fort Niagara Memorial -
Fort Niagara, Canada -
"To the memory of unknown officers and enlisted men who fought in the early Indian wars on this frontier, and also in the Revolutionary War, whose remains are interred in this cemetery."

Queenston Heights Memorials -
Vrooman's Battery Memorial, Queenston Heights -
"Manned by Captain Samuel Hatt's 5th Lincoln (Militia) Regiment and a small party of Lincoln Militia Artillery under Lieutenant John Ball, and consisting of one 24 pounder cannon mounted within a cresent shaped earthwork, this battery was engaged in the The Battle of Queenston Hieghts on 13th October 1812. Commanding the Niagara River, it's continuous fire harrased the Americans crossing from Lewiston, provided cover for the British when they were first repulsed from the heights, and supported later attempts to regain them."

Queenston Heights Park, Queenston Ontario - "In the early morning of 13 October 1812, American troops under Major-General Stephen Van Rensellaer crossed the Niagara River and took possession of Queenston Heights. Major-General Isaac Brock hurried from Fort George to lead a small force against the invaders and was killed in an attempt to regain the heights. In the afternoon, Major-General Roger Hale Sheaffe with his force of British regulars, militia and Indians from Fort George strengthened by reinforcements from Chippawa, took the hill from the west flank, capturing 958 prisoners. This celebrated victory ended the American offensive of 1812."

Cook's Mills Memorial - "In October 1814 an American army advanced from Fort Erie toward the British line along the Chippawa River. Lieutenant-General Drummond ordered a reconnaissance towards Cook's Mills on his right flank in hopes of finding the Americans vulnerable to attack. On the 19th a heavy skirmish took place, involving men, of the Glengarry Light Infantry and the 82nd, 100th and 104th Regiments supported by a gun and rockets. The British-Canadian force withdrew, but the Americans abandoned Cook's Mills the following day and on the 21st joined the general retreat to Fort Erie."

Bishop - Lieutenant Colonel Cecil - 1st Foot Guards - died of wounds 13th July 1813.
From Parham, Sussex. Son of Sir Cecil Bishop.
Memorial at
Drummondville Church, Niagara, Canada - "Sacred to the memory of Lieut. Col. the Hon. Cecil Bisshopp, 1st Foot Guards, and inspecting officer in U.C., eldest and only surviving son of Sir Cecil Bisshopp, Bart., Baron de la Zouche in England. After having served with distinction in the British army in Holland, Spain and Portugal, be died on the 16th July, 1813, in consequence of wounds received in action with the enemy at Black Rock, the 13th of the same month, to the great grief of his family and friends, and is buried here. This tomb, erected at the time by his brother officers, becoming very much dilapidated, is now, 1816, renewed by his affectionate sisters, the Baroness de la Zouche and the Hon. Mrs. Pechell in memorial of an excellent man and beloved brother."

Brock - Major-General Sir Isaac, KCB - killed 13th October 1812.
The Brock Memorial, Queenston, Canada -
"Upper Canada has dedicated this monument to the memory of the late Major-General Sir Isaac Brock, K.C.B, Provincial Lieut. Governor and Commander of the forces in this Province, whose remains are deposited in the vault beneath. Opposing the invading enemy, he fell near these Heights on the 13th October 1812, in the 43rd year of his age, revered and lamented by the people whom he governed, and deplored by the sovereign to whose services his life had been devoted. Near this spot Major General Sir Isaac Brock, K.C.B., Provincial Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada, fell on the 13th Oct., 1812, while advancing to repel the invading enemy. This stone was placed by His Royal Highness, Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, 18th Sept., 1860."
"In a vault underneath are deposited the mortal remains of the lamented Major General Sir Isaac Brock, K. B., who fell in action near these Heights on the 13th Oct., 1812, and was interred on the 16th Oct. at the bastion of Fort George, Niagara, removed from there and, reinterred under a monument to the eastward of this site on the 13th Oct., 1824, and in Consequence of that monument having received irreparable injury by a lawless act on the 17th Apr., 1840 it was found requisite to take down the former structure and erect this monument, the foundation stone being laid and the remains again reinterred with due solemnity, 13th Oct., 1853."
(original monument was damaged 17th April 1838)
Memorial at St. Saviour Church, Queenston, Canada - "In memory of Major General Sir Isaac Brock, born 14th Oct. 1769, fell in action at the battle of Queenston Heights, 13th Oct. 1812."
Memorial at St. Peters Port church, Guernsey - "Major-General Sir Isaac Brock, KCB 1769-1812. One of Canada's outstanding military heroes. Isaac Brock was born on this island. He entered the British Army in 1785, became a Lieutenant-Colonel of the 49th Regiment of Foot in 1797 and served in Egypt 1799-1801. The following year he was posted to Canada with his regiment. In 1811 just prior to the outbreak of war between Britain and the United States, Brock became the President of the Executive Council and Administrator of Upper Canada (now Ontario) and rapidly organised the defence of the infant colony. His leadership culminated in the capture of Detroit and the defeat of the US invaders at Queenston Heights in 1812. He was mortally wounded during the latter engagement and is buried on the battlefield."

Frey - Captain Bernard - Royal American Regiment (Butler's Rangers) - killed 22nd November 1812.
Memorial at St. Catharine's Cemetery, Canada -
"Sacred to the memory of Capt. B. Frey, of his Majesty's late Corps of Butler's Rangers, who was killed by a cannon shot at Niagara, 22nd day of November, 1812, aged 58." "In memory of Mrs. Hannah Frey, widow of the late Capt. Bernard Frey, who died 1834, aged 76."

Gordon - Lieutenant-Colonel - killed 1814.
Memorial at
Drummondville Church, Niagara, Canada - "To the memory of Lieut. Col. Gordon and Capt. Torrens of the Royals, killed at Fort Erie during the campaign of 1814. Erected by Major Barry Fox, late of said Regt., their friend and companion, June 20th, 1851."

Hemphill - Lieutenant William - killed 25th July 1814.
Memorial at
Drummondville Church, Niagara, Canada - "Sacred to the memory of Lieut. Wm. Hemphill, of the Royals, who fell at the battle of Lundy's Lane on the 25th July, 1814. This stone was placed by his son, Lieut.-Col. Hemphill, of the 26th Cameronians, July 17th, 1854."

McDonnell - Lieutenant-Colonel John - died of wounds 14th October 1812.
Tablet on the Brock Memorial (see Brock) -
"In a vault beneath are deposited the mortal remains of Lieut. Col. John McDonnell, P.A.D.C., and aide-de-camp to the lamented Major-General Sir Isaac Brock, K.B., who fell mortally wounded in the battle of Queenston, on the 13th October, 1812, and died the following day. His remains were removed and reinterred with due solemnity on 13th Oct., 1853."
Tablet - "Near this spot Lieut.-Col. John Macdonell, Attorney-General of Upper Canada, was mortally wounded, 13th Oct., 1812."

Patteson - Captain Robert Dossie - 6th Foot - killed 17th September 1814.
Memorial at
Drummondville Church, 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."

Radcliffe - Captain Copeland - Royal Navy - killed 12th August 1814.
Memorial at St. Mark's Church, Niagara, Canada -
"Sacred to the memory of Capt. Copeland Radcliffe, of His Britannic Majesty's Navy, who fell whilst gallantly leading on his men to board one of the enemy's schooners at anchor off Fort Erie on the night of the 12th Aug., 1814."

Rowe - Captain John - 2nd Lincoln Militia - was killed at the battle of Chippawa, 5th July, 1814.
(ex-sergeant in the Royal American Regiment - 'Butler's Rangers'.)

Torrens - Captain - killed 1814.
Memorial at
Drummondville Church, Niagara, Canada - "To the memory of Lieut. Col. Gordon and Capt. Torrens of the Royals, killed at Fort Erie during the campaign of 1814. Erected by Major Barry Fox, late of said Regt., their friend and companion, June 20th, 1851."

Turney - Captain George - 2nd Lincoln Militia - killed at the battle of Chippawa, 5th July 1814
Son of Lieutenant John Turney (Butler's Rangers).


FENIAN INVASION 1866

Canadian Volunteer Monument Memorial
Toronto, Ontario -
"Canadian Volunteer Monument, Campaign of June 1866 Honour the Brave who died for their Country. Canada erected this monument as a memorial of her brave sons who fell at Limeridge or died of wounds received in action or from disease contracted in
service while defending her frontier in June 1866."

John Herriman Mewburn - 2nd Bn. Toronto University Rifles - killed at Limeridge 2nd June 1866.
Memorial at St. John's Anglican Church, Stamford, Canada -
 "John Herriman Mewburn, Toronto University Rifles, 2nd Battalion, Queen's Own, only son of Harrison Chilton Mewburn, killed at Limeridge, June 2nd, 1866, fighting in defence of his native land against Fenian invaders, aged 21 years."

Ensign Malcolm McEachren - Queen's Own - killed June 1866.
Memorial at Memorial Church, Ridgeway, Niagara -
"Sacred to the memory of the Ridgeway martyrs, who fell defending their country in the attempted Fenian invasion, June, 1866. Malcolm McEachren, Ensign Queen's Own, killed. Hugh Matheson, Sergeant, Queen's Own, died of wounds. William Smith, Queen's Own, killed. Christopher Anderson, Queen's Own, killed. John H. Mewburn, Queen's Own, killed. Francis Laky, Corporal, Queen's Own, killed. Mark Defries, Queen's Own, killed. William F. Tempest, Queen's Own, killed. Malcolm McKenzie, Queen's Own, killed. Erected by citizens in the vicinity of the battle ground, 1874."


1885

Monument at St. Catharine's, Niagara, Canada - "Erected to the memory of Private Alexander Watson, 90th Winnipeg Batt. Rifles, Canadian Volunteers, and his companions in arms, who fell in battle during the Rebellion in the N.W.T., A.D. 1885.
Lt.Col. A.T.H. Williams, Battlefield Rifles. N.W.M. Police, Corp. W.H.T. Lowry, R.B. Sleish, Const. P. Burke. Boulton's Scouts, Capt. E.L. Brown, J. French. Intelligence Corps, at Duck Lake, Fish Creek, Cut Knife, Batoche, W. Cook, W. Phillips. C. Co., I.S.C., Private J. Watson, Bugler H. Foulkes. G.G.F. Guards, Private J. Rogers; Private Osgoode. 10th Royal Grenadiers, Lieut. W. Fitch, Private T. Moore. 90th Battl'n Rifles, Lieut. C. Swinford, Corp. J. Code, Private A.W. Ferguson, J. Hutchinson, W. Ennis, R.R. Hardisty, J. Fraser, G. Wheeler, Private T. H. Damanolley, Lieut. A.W. Keppen."

Memorial at Major's Hill Park, Ottawa, Ontario to Privates William B. Osgoode and John Rodgers, Sharpshooters Company of the Governor General's Foot Guards who died at the Battle of Cut Knife Hill on May 2, 1885.