War of 1812 Soldiers British Side


This section has a list of people, who fought or gave aid and comfort for the British cause, in the War of 1812. The unit is just about the British side of the conflict. The British and those on the British side were known as Loyalist in the American Revolution and in the War of 1812. We hope this section can help you with the journey into your families history.

 

Abbott, Isaac – Isaac Abbott was from the area of Newfoundland, Canada. He was a member of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry. The Fencibles were a part of a British militia, established to provide the first line of defense and to obstruct the operations of the enemy, by whatever various means at their disposal. In 1815, Isaac Abbott was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier Isaac Abbott, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Ackrell, Thomas – Thomas Ackrell was a member of the Eighth Regiment, also known as the King’s Regiment of Foot. A Regiment of Foot was also, known as a Regiment of Infantry or foot soldiers.  Thomas Ackrell was also, a member of the First Battalion. A battalion is a military unit. The use of the term battalion varies by nationality and branch of the service. Typically a battalion consists of three hundred to eight hundred soldiers and is divided into a number of companies. A battalion is usually commanded by a lieutenant colonel. In 1813, he was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier Thomas Ackrell, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Acres, Stephen – Stephen Acres was from Newfoundland, in Canada. He was a member of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment of the Fencible Infantry. A Regiment of Infantry is also, known as a Regiment of Foot or foot soldiers. The Fencible Infantry were a group of militia established to provide a line of defense and obstruct the operations of the enemy. In 1813, Stephen Acres was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier Stephen Acres, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Acton, Aaron – Aaron Acton was a member of the First Royal Scots Regiment of Foot. A Regiment of Foot was the same as a Regiment of Infantry or foot soldiers. Aaron Acton was also, a member of the first Battalion. A battalion is a military unit. The use of the term battalion, varies by nationality and branch of service. Typically, a battalion consists of three hundred to eight hundred soldiers, and is divided into a number of companies. A battalion is usually commanded by a lieutenant colonel. In 1814, Aaron Acton was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier Aaron Acton, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Adair, Niven – Niven Adair was a member of the Twenty-first Royal North British Fusiliers. The Fusiliers were soldier, who carried and used flintlock muskets. Niven adair was also, a member of the Regiment of Foot, which is the same as Regiment of Infantry or foot soldier. In 1814, Niven Adair was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier Niven Adair, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Adams, James – James Adams was a member of the Royal North British Fusiliers. The Fusiliers or Fusileers were soldiers, who carried and used light flintlock muskets.The Fusiliers along with the James Adams were part of the  Twenty-first Regiment of Foot. The Regiment of Foot was also, known as the Regiment of Infantry or foot soldiers. In 1814, James Adams was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier James Adams, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Adams, James – James Adams was from the area of Monmouthshire, England. He was also, a member of the Monmouthshire’s Forty-third Regiment of Foot. A Regiment of Foot is also, known as a Regiment of Infantry or foot soldiers. In 1815, James Adams was taken out of action, when he was wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial of military service, of Soldier James Adams, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Adams, Stephen – Stephen Adams was a member of the Eighth King’s Regiment of Foot. A Regiment of Foot is the same as a Regiment of Infantry or foot soldiers. Stephen Adams was also, a member of the First Battalion. A battalion is a military unit.  The use of the term battalion, varies by nationality and branch of service. Typically, a battalion consists of three hundred to eight hundred soldiers, and is divided into a number of companies. A battalion is usually commanded by a lieutenant colonel.  In 1813, he was taken out of the action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier Stephen Adams, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Adams, Thomas – Thomas Adams was from the area of Hertfordshire, in England. He was a member of the Forty-ninth Hertfordshire Regiment of Foot. A Regiment of Foot, means the same as a Regiment of Infantry or foot soldiers. In 1813, Thomas Adams was taken out of the action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier Thomas Adams, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Adams, Thomas – Thomas Adams was from the area of Bedfordshire, in England. He was a member of the Sixteenth Bedfordshire Regiment of Foot. A Regiment of Foot, means the same as a Regiment of Infantry or foot soldiers. In 1814, Thomas Adams was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier Thomas, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Adams, William – William Adams was a member of the One Hundredth Prince Regent’s Regiment of Foot. The Prince Regent or George Augustus Frederick of England was the one making the decisions, while his father, George III, was having a mental episode, or illness. A Regiment of Foot, means the same as a Regiment of Infantry or fort soldier. In 1814, William Adams was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier William Adams, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Adamson, William – William Adamson was a member of the crew of His Majesty’s Ship, or HMS Montreal. In 1814, he was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Sailor William Adamson, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Adcock, George – George Adcock was from the area of Bedfordshire, in England. He was a member of Sixteenth Bedfordshire Regiment of Foot. A Regiment of Foot means the same as a Regiment of Infantry, or foot soldier. In 1814, George Adcock was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier George Adcock, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Adcock, Thomas – Thomas Adcock was a member of the Forty-first Regiment of Foot. The Regiment of Foot has the same meaning as the Regiment of Infantry or foot soldier. He was also, a member of the First Battalion. A battalion is a military unit. The use of the term battalion varies by nationality and branch of service. Usually, a battalion consists of three hundred to eight hundred soldiers and is divided into a number of companies. A battalion is typically commanded by a lieutenant colonel. In 1814, Thomas Adcock was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier Thomas Adcock, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Adgar, John – John Adgar was born in the area of Hertfordshire, England.  He was also, a member of the Forty-ninth Hertfordshire Regiment of Foot. The Regiment of Foot has the same meaning as the Regiment of Infantry or foot soldier. In 1814, John Adgar was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier John Adgar, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Aequette, Pierre – Pierre Aequette was from the area of Upper Canada. He was also, a member of the Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada, which is now Ontario. Incorporated means of a company or other organization, formed into a legal corporation, or incorporated society. In 1813, he was taken out of the action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Pierre Aequette, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Aild, James – James Aild was from the area of Newfoundland. He was also, a member of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry. The Fencible Infantry was established as a line of defense and to obstruct the operations of the enemy, by whatever means, that they could devise or invent. In 1813, James Aild was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of James Aild, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Aires, Stephen – Stephen Aires was from the area of Newfoundland. He was also, a member of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry. The Fencible Infantry was established as a line of defense and to obstruct the operations of the enemy, by whatever means, that they could devise or invent. In 1813, Stephen Aires was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of  Soldier Stephen Aires, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Alcorn, James – James Alcorn was from the area of Canada. He was a member of the Crew of His Majesty’s Ship, or  the HMS Leander. In 1814, James Alcorn was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Sailor James Alcorn, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Alder, Thomas – Thomas Alder was from the area of Canada. He was a member of the Crew of His Majesty’s Ship, the Confiance. In 1814, Thomas Alder was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Sailor Thomas Alder, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Anderson, John – John Anderson was a member of the Twenty-first Regiment of Foot. A Regiment of Foot was also, a Regiment of Infantry. The Twenty-first Regiment was the same as the Royal North British Fusiliers. The Fusiliers can also be spelled, Fusileers. The Fusiliers were soldiers, who carried and used light flintlock muskets. A Flintlock musket was called a Fusil. In 1814, John Anderson was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of John Anderson, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Anderson, Thomas – Thomas Anderson was a member of the First Regiment of Foot. The First Regiment was also, known as the Royal Scots Regiment. A Regiment of Foot is the same as a Regiment of the Infantry or foot soldiers. Thomas Anderson was, therefore a member of the First Battalion. A Battalion is a military unit. The use of the term battalion varies by nationality and branch of service. Typically a battalion consists of three hundred to eight hundred soldier and is divided into a number of companies. A battalion is commanded by a lieutenant colonel. In 1814, Thomas Anderson was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Thomas Anderson, before or during the War of 1814.

 

Andrews, George – George Andrews was from the area of Somersetshire, in England. He was a member of the second Somersetshire, of the Fortieth Regiment of Foot. A Regiment Foot is the same as a Regiment Infantry or foot soldiers. In 1815, George Andrews was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier George Andrews, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Andrews, James – James Andrews was a member of the Nineteenth Regiment of Light Dragoons. The Light Dragoons was a Regiment of the cavalry regiment in the British Army. The Regiment of light cavalry regiment with a history in the reconnaissance role, which dates back to the early eighteenth century or the 1700’s. The Light Dragoons were a Light Cavalry Regiment in the Adaptive Force. As the name suggests, Light Dragoons were originally Light Cavalry mounted on fast horses, able to move quickly across the battlefield. In 1814, James Andrews was taken out of action, when was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Dragoon James Andrews, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Andrews, Joseph – Joseph Andrew was from the area of Newfoundland, in Canada. He was a member of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry. The Fencible Infantry was the first line of defense and there to obstruct operations of the enemy. In 1812, Joseph Andrews was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier Joseph Andrews, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Andrews, Thomas – Thomas Andrews was from Warwickshire, in England. He was also, a member of the Warwickshire Regiment of Foot, which was the same as the sixth Regiment of Foot. A Regiment of Foot was also, known, as a Regiment of Infantry or foot soldiers. In 1814, Thomas Andrews was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier Thomas Andrews, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Anson, Joseph – Joseph Anson was from the area of New Brunswick, in Canada. He was a member of the One Hundred and Fourth Regiment of Foot. The One Hundred and Fourth Regiment is also, known as the New Brunswick Regiment. A Regiment of Foot is the same as a Regiment of Infantry or foot soldiers. In 1814, Joseph Anson was taken out of  action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier Joseph Anson, before or during the War of 1812.

 

 

Antonio, Lewis – Lewis Antonio was a member of the crew of the Ship, His Majesty’s Ship, the Bonne Citoyenne. In 1812, Lewis Antonio was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Sailor Lewis Antonio, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Antwerth, David – David Antwerth was form the area of New Brunswick, in Canada. He was a member of the One Hundred and Fourth Regiment of Foot. The One Hundred and Fourth Regiment is also, known as the New Brunswick Regiment. A Regiment of Foot is the same as a Regiment of Infantry or foot soldiers. In 1813, David Antwerth was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier David Antwerth, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Appleby, William – William Appleby was a member of the First Regiment of Foot., which was also, known as the Royal Scots Regiment of Foot. Any Regiment of Foot was also, known as a Regiment of Infantry. Therefore, William Appleby was also, a member of the First Battalion. A battalion is a military unit. The use of the term battalion varies by nationality and branch of the service. Typically a battalion consists of three hundred to eight hundred soldiers and is divided into a number of companies. a battalion is usually commanded by a lieutenant colonel. William Appleby was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier William Appleby, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Aragowan, Robert – Robert Aragowan was from the area of the Town and Parish of Enniskillen, in the County of Fermanagh, along the Erne River, in Northern Ireland. He was a member of the Twenty-seventh Regiment of Foot also, known as the Enniskillen Regiment of Ireland. A Regiment of Foot is also, a Regiment of Infantry or foot soldiers. In 1814, Robert Aragowan was taken out of action, when he was wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier Robert Aragowan, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Archer, George – George Archer was a member of the First Regiment of Foot. The First Regiment is also, known as the Royal Scots Regiment. A Regiment of Foot is the same as a Regiment of Infantry. As he was in the First Regiment, therefore he was also, a member of the First Battalion. A Battalion is a military unit. The use of the term battalionvaries by nationality and branch of the service. Typically a battalion consists of three hundred to eight hundred soldiers and is divided into a number of companies. A battalion is usually commanded by a lieutenant colonel. In 1812, George Archer was taken out or action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier George Archer, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Arkroyde, Squire – Squire Arkroyde was a member of the Eighth Regiment of Foot. The Eighth Regiment was also, known as the King’s Regiment. A Regiment of Foot was the same as a Regiment of Infantry. Therefore Squire Arkroyde was also, a member of the First Battalion. A battalion is a military unit. The use of the term battalion varies by nationality and branch of service. Typically a battalion consists of three hundred to eight hundred soldiers and divided into a number of companies. A battalion is usually commanded by a lieutenant colonel. In 1813, Squire Arkroyde was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier Squire Arkroyde, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Armitage, Samuel – Samuel Armitage was from Warwickshire, England. He was a member of the Warwickshire Regiment, which was also, known as the Sixth Regiment of Foot. A Regiment of Foot was the same as a Regiment of Infantry. In 1814, Samuel Armitage was taken our of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier Samuel Armitage, before or during the War of 1812.

 

Armour, Charles – Charles Armour was a member of the Twenty-first Regiment of Foot. The Twenty-first Regiment was also, known as the Royal North British Fusiliers, which can be spelled Fusileers. The Fusiliers were Soldiers, who carried and used Fusils. Fusils were flintlock muskets. Even after the Regiment no longer carried the Flintlock musket, they were still called the Fusiliers. A Regiment of Foot was the same as a Regiment of Infantry. In 1815, Charles Armour was taken out of action, when he was either wounded or killed. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Soldier Charles Armour, before or during the War of 1812.

 

 

 

 

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