This application is sponsored by the City of Fredericton, New Brunswick.
George Shore was born in England in 1787. He was commissioned as an Ensign in His Majesty’s New Brunswick Regiment of FencibleInfantry on 9 July 1803. His promotion to Lieutenant was effective 25 March 1804 and he was made Captain on 23 August 1810. With the retirement of Captain Duguald Campbell that year, he took command of the Light Company which he retained until the regiment was disbanded in 1817. In 1810, his regiment was elevated to the line as the 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot.
Charles Rainsford was commissioned as an Ensign in the New Brunswick Regiment of Fencible Infantry on 17 July 1806 and was promoted to Lieutenant on 25 November 1808. The regiment was elevated to line status in 1810 and became the 104th Regiment of Foot. Rainsford participated in the epic march from Fredericton to Kingston in the winter of 1813 and appears to have been at the Battle of Sackets Harbor on 29 May 1813. He served with the regiment in Upper Canada (Ontario) during the war and in Lower Canada (Quebec) after the war ended. Rainsford was promoted to Captain on 6 June 1815.