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King George’s Martinien: Losses and Senior Officer Casualties in the British Army 1793 to 1815 -- North America - 1814

By Steve Brown

LACOLLE MILLS (Lower Canada) – 30 March 1814

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

13th Foot

-

10

2

41

-

2

   

Voltiguers Canadiens

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

Canadian Grenadiers

-

1

-

3

-

2

   

Total

-

11

2

45

-

4

   

OSWEGO (New York) – 5 to 6 May 1814

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Marines

1

6

-

33

-

-

   

Wattevilles Regiment

-

8

2

18

-

-

   

Glengarry Light Infantry Fencibles

-

-

-

9

-

-

   

Total

1

14

2

60

-

-

   

CHIPPEWA (Upper Canada) – 5 July 1814

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Staff

-

-

1

-

-

-

   

Royal Artillery

-

1

1

4

-

-

   

19th Light Dragoons

-

-

-

6

-

-

   

1/1st Foot

1

62

10

125

-

30

 

Bt Lt Col John Gordon

1/8th Foot

-

3

1

23

-

-

   

100th Foot

2

67

9

125

1

-

 

Lt Col George Tweeddale

Total

3

133

22

283

1

30

   

LUNDY’S LANE (Upper Canada) – 25 July 1814

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Staff

1

-

4

-

-

1

 

Lt Gen Gordon Drummond, Maj Gen Phineas Riall (POW), Lt Col Thomas Pearson

Royal Artillery

-

-

1

15

-

8

   

Royal Engineers

-

-

-

-

1

-

   

19th Light Dragoons

-

-

-

2

-

1

   

1/1st Foot

1

15

3

112

2

39

   

1/8th Foot

-

12

3

57

-

13

   

1/41st Foot

-

3

-

34

-

-

   

2/89th Foot

2

27

11

177

1

36

 

Lt Col Joseph Morrison

103rd Foot

-

61

1

46

3

4

   

104th Foot

-

1

-

5

-

-

   

Glengarry Light Infantry Fencibles

-

4

1

30

1

21

   

Total

4

123

24

478

8

123

   

FORT ERIE (Upper Canada) – 1 to 31 August 1814

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Staff

-

-

1

-

1

-

   

Royal Artillery

-

1

-

4

-

2

   

1/1st Foot

1

-

2

18

-

49

   

1/8th Foot

1

16

1

14

-

16

   

1/41st Foot

-

-

4

35

2

40

   

2/89th Foot

-

1

1

1

-

3

   

100th Foot

-

-

-

2

1

7

   

103rd Foot

1

-

10

131

3

279

Lt Col Hercules Scott

Maj William Smelt

104th Foot

1

-

2

25

-

24

Lt Col William Drummond

 

Royal Marines

-

-

-

10

-

20

   

Wattevilles Regiment

-

34

-

30

-

83

   

Glengarry Light Infantry Fencibles

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

Total

4

52

21

271

7

523*

   

* Most of the Missing were POW.

BLADENSBURG (Maryland) – 24 August 1814

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

-

-

-

6

-

-

   

Royal Sappers & Miners

-

2

-

-

-

-

   

1/4th Foot

1

23

7

56

-

-

   

1/21st Foot

-

2

2

11

-

-

   

1/44th Foot

-

14

-

35

-

-

   

85th Foot

2

13

11

53

-

-

 

Lt Col William Thornton, Lt Col William Wood, Maj George Brown

6th West India Regiment

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

Royal Marines

-

5

-

-

-

-

   

Total

3

59

19

162

-

-

   

PENOBSCOT EXPEDITION (Maine) – 1 to 3 September 1814

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

29th Foot

-

1

1

2

-

-

   

7/60th Foot

-

-

-

-

-

-

   

2/62nd Foot

-

-

-

1

-

1

   

98th Foot

-

-

-

4

-

-

   

Total

-

1

1

7

-

1

   

PLATTSBURG (New York) – 6 to 11 September 1814

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Staff

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

Royal Artillery

-

2

-

3

-

-

   

19th Light Dragoons

-

-

-

1

-

5

   

1/3rd Foot

2

-

4

35

-

2

Bt Lt Col James Williamson

 

1/5th Foot

-

1

-

1

-

-

   

2/8th Foot

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

13th Foot

-

-

-

2

-

-

   

1/27th Foot

-

3

-

14

-

1

   

3/27th Foot

-

3

-

14

-

4

   

1/39th Foot

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

49th Foot

-

-

-

3

-

-

   

58th Foot

-

4

3

30

-

-

   

76th Foot

1

11

-

3

3

23

   

1/88th Foot

-

-

-

9

-

-

   

Meurons Regiment

-

6

-

15

-

9

   

Voltigeurs Canadiens

-

4

-

10

1

7

   

Total

3

34

7

143

4

51*

   

* It is thought that about 300 men deserted in the days after the battle.

NORTH POINT / FORT McHENRY (BALTIMORE) (Maryland) – 12 to 13 September 1814

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Staff

1

-

-

-

-

-

Maj Gen Robert Ross

 

Royal Artillery

-

-

-

6

-

-

   

1/4th Foot

-

2

-

13

-

-

   

1/21st Foot

1

10

2

79

-

-

 

Bt Maj Robert Renny

1/44th Foot

-

11

5

83

-

-

 

Bt Maj John Cruice

85th Foot

-

3

3

26

-

-

   

Royal Marines

-

8

1

20

-

-

   

Total

2

34

11

227

-

-

   

FORT ERIE (Upper Canada) – 17 September 1814

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Staff

-

-

1

-

-

-

 

Lt Col Thomas Pearson

Royal Artillery

-

-

-

9

-

-

   

1/1st Foot

-

8

2

31

-

17

 

Bt Lt Col John Gordon

1/6th Foot

1

14

1

26

-

11

   

1/8th Foot

1

13

1

12

3

71

   

1/82nd Foot

-

12

7

38

-

8

   

2/89th Foot

-

1

-

3

-

20

   

Wattevilles Regiment

1

61

5

32

7

167

 

Lt Col Victor Fischer, Maj Charles de Villatte (M), Maj Valentine Winter (M)

Glengarry Light Infantry Fencibles

-

3

-

19

-

-

   

Total

3

112

17

170

10

294

   

VELERE’S PLANTATION (Louisiana) – 23 to 24 December 1814

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Staff

-

-

3

-

-

-

 

Lt Col Frederick Stovin (28th, AAG), Bt Maj Henry Hooper (87th, DAAG)

Royal Artillery

-

2

1

7

-

-

   

Royal Sappers & Miners

-

-

-

-

-

1

   

1/4th Foot

2

3

1

14

-

-

   

1/21st Foot

1

2

-

11

-

2

   

85th Foot

2

11

4

63

2

17

   

1/93rd Foot

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

3/95th Foot

-

23

3

59

1

41

   

Total

5

41

9

155

3

61

   


Placed on the Napoleon Series: August 2010

 

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