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  • Brock, Isaac, Sir, 1769-1812.,
  • Brock, Isaac, Sir, 1769-1812.,
  • Canada. Army. 41st Regiment -- Biography.,
  • Generals -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Campaigns.,
  • United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Regimental histories.

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Limited ed. of 250 copies. No. 174.

Book details

Other titlesMajor-General Sir Isaac Brock and the 41st regiment.
Statementedited by T. B. Higginson.
ContributionsHigginson, T. B. 1912-
LC ClassificationsE353.1.B8 R5 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p. ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4475784M
LC Control Number79303337

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Major-General Sir Isaac Brock KB (6 October – 13 October ) was a British Army officer and colonial administrator from was assigned to Lower Canada in Despite facing desertions and near-mutinies, he commanded his regiment in Upper Canada (present-day Ontario) successfully for many was promoted to major general, and became responsible for Battles/wars: French Revolutionary Wars, War of.

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Peter Port Guernsey on October 6, as the eighth son of a middle-class family. His parents were John Brock, formerly of the Royal Navy, and Elizabeth de Lisle. Isaac Brock was long remembered as the fallen hero and saviour of Upper Canada (courtesy Library and Archives Canada/C).

Sir Isaac Brock, military commander, administrator of Upper Canada (b at St Peter Port, Guernsey 6 Oct ; d at Queenston Heights, UC 13 Oct ). Isaac Brock was educated in Guernsey, Southampton (England) and.

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Sir Isaac Brock, (born October 6,St. Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands—died OctoQueenston, Upper Canada [now Ontario]), British soldier and administrator in Canada, popularly known as the “Hero of Upper Canada” during the War of against the United States.

Brock entered the British army as an ensign in He was made lieutenant colonel of the 49th. Major-General Isaac Brock is considered as a major hero in the early development of Canada. He began his military career in and by became a Captain in the Hertfordshire Regiment of Foot.

Brock became the commander of this regiment in and saw his first combat two years later in what is now known as the Netherlands. The life and correspondence of Major-General Sir Isaac Brock, K.B. [microform]: interspersed with notices of the celebrated Indian chief, Tecumseh, and comprising brief memoirs of Daniel De Lisle Brock, Esq., Lieutenant E.W.

Tupper, R.N., and Colonel W. De Vic Tupper by Tupper, Ferdinand Brock, b. Pages: He became a Major-General in He persuaded the Governor to keep the 41st and 49th Regiments of Foot in the colony, but this still left just regular troops to guard a border miles long. Brock had borrowed a total of £3, from his brother William, a senior partner in a London bank.

On the eve of the th anniversary of Major-General Sir Isaac Brock's death on the battlefield at Queenston Heights, the Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., Member of Parliament for Niagara Falls, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today unveiled a new Royal Canadian Mint circulation coin honouring his memory as a hero of the War of This book presents a compact history of the life of Sir Issac Brock, "The Hero of Upper Canada", written in an interesting and readable form.

When Canada was invaded by the United States in it was Brock who was given the responsibility of defending Ontario from its southern aggressor. Major General Sir Isaac Brock: Brock was the senior British officer in Upper Canada when the war started.

His capture of Detroit, with the support of Tecumseh, boosted Upper Canadian morale at a critical point in the conflict. His death at Queenston Heights was an equally potent symbol for patriotic memories. Maj.-Gen.

Sir Isaac Brock was 43 years old when he died defending Niagara from the American invasion at Queenston Heights on Oct. 13, His military actions in the War ofparticularly his success at Detroit, earned him a knighthood, membership in the Order of.

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He entered the British Army inbecame a lieutenant-colonel of the 49th Regiment of Foot in and served in Europe The following year he was posted to Canada with his regiment. "The 41st," said one authority, "was a stout battalion of old soldiers, but unfortunate in its colonel." That was rectified in when Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Procter assumed command of the 41st Regiment.

Earlier the regiment had been described by Major-General Isaac Brock as being "wretchedly officered." The new commander turned the regiment around and Brock attributed its excellent.

Major-General Isaac Brock to Sir George Provost. York, Upper Canada, Dec. 2 “Sir,-- The military force which heretofore [had] occupied the frontier posts being so inadequate to their defence, a general opinion obtained [based on the opinion that] that no opposition in the event of hostilities was Size: KB.

ajor-General Sir Isaac Brock served as the commander of British forces in Upper Canada from the beginning of the war until his death at Queenston Heights in October His victory at Detroit and the bold front he presented, despite limited resources, was. Major-General Sir Reginald Walter Ralph Barnes KCB DSO DL JP (13 April – 19 December ) was a cavalry officer in the British served in several regiments, and commanded a battalion of the Imperial Yeomanry, the 10th (Prince of Wales's Own) Royal Hussars, the th Brigade, and three divisions.

During his career he served in the Cuban War of Independence, the Second Boer War Rank: Major-General. There is another Isaac Brock commemorative coin – The Brock Memorial Foundation is being supported by ‘Brock by Brock’, a commemorative fine silver medallion designed by Sir Isaac Brock’s 1st Cousin and minted in the island of his birth.

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Sir Roger Hale Sheaffe: The Americans having invaded Upper Canada at Queenstown on the 13th of Octoberand General Isaac Brock, commanding in the province, having fallen in a gallant effort with an independent force to oppose them, Major-General Sheaffe, on whom the command devolved, assembled some regular troops and militia, with a few.

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After August he returned north and served in the garrisons at Newcastle and Tynemouth. In June his foot company formed part of a new regiment under George Monck that would evolve, in the fullness of time, into the Coldstream Guards.

Holmes served as the regiment's major and fought at Dunbar.The regiment was part of the force to attack first under Major General Montagu, followed by troops carrying fascines and bridging equipment.

(Fascines were brushwood faggots used to fill ditches) This force took the outworks and drove the Royalists back into their second line defences - .

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