Thomas Cumming joined His Majesty’s Army and served in the 88th Regiment of Foot as a Private. He returned to Canada after the War and settled in the Glen Morris area along with his bride Ellen who was also born in County Down Ireland. During a search for surviving pensioners by the Royal Hospital Chelsea it is noted that Cumming had died in 1858.
John Cowie enlisted with the British Army in the closing months of the War of 1812 and was sent to Canada. He returned to Canada and took up residence in Onondaga area and farmed with his sons until his death at the age of 91 years of age.
It appears that John Clements came to Canada West as a young man from Ireland. He fought along side his father Joseph and they were both given given land grants at the end of the War. John settled in the Burford/Fairfield area and went on to marry and raised his family here.
John is buried along side his wife Sarah in the Fairfield Cemetery.
James Bennet was born in New York State and came to Canada as a young man and registered as a United Empire Loyalist. Bennet fought in the War of 1812 and served as a Private in the Flank Company 2nd Regiment Lincoln Militia. After the war, Bennet was awarded a land grant and raised his family there. His wife’s name was Jerusha Van Etten (Vanatter) who was also born in the US and together they had 10 children, seven sons and three daughters.
William Gammon joined the British Regiment and was assigned to the 18th Regiment Dragoon Guards. He served part of his time in the War of 1812 and later returned to England. Gammon married his wife Sarah in England and returned to Canada, settling in the Mount Pleasant area where he farmed. William and Sarah had at least one son George who was living with them along with his wife Annie and their children as recorded during the 1871 census.
Chatterson was born in the United States and came to Canada at an early age. He married Sophia Kerlin on August 29, 1809 in Ernestown which is close to what is now Kingston, Ontario.
Commanding Officer: Captain John Chisholm
John Cook was born in the United States in 1791 and I would assume came to Canada West with his parents. He and his family were UEL and Cook was awarded a Land Grant after the war.
William Thompson was born in Lesmahaga, Lanark England in 1797. He joined the British Army on November 12, 1812 at the age of 15. Thompson was a member of the 2nd Regiment York Militia, Corp of Colours under the command of Captain Samuel Ryckman.
Robert Biggar along with his wife Mary Lauder came to Canada in 1806 from Scotland U.K. Biggar along with his sons fought in the War of 1812 in the 2nd Flank Company 5th Regiment Lincoln Militia under Captain James Durand. Biggar was awarded a land grant and came to the Mount Pleasant area in 1816.