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Follow the links below to learn more about the military history of Perth & District

A Few Notes About The Forming Of A Military Settlement
     at Perth And Surrounding Country


Back From The Wars - what The Soldiers got

Canada General Service Medals awarded To Lanark county
     Soldiers 1866 - 1870


History Books and Papers on Perth and Area

Chart: Age of Revolution - 1755-1816(0.05 Mb PDF)

Perth and Area Military Settlers - War Of 1812 Veterans (0.1 Mb PDF)
excel file Perth Military Settlers - War Of 1812 Veterans (0.2 Mb XLS)

Military History Books, Hall of Remembrance (0.15 Mb PDF)

Key Dates in the Founding of the Perth Military Settlement (0.75 Mb PDF)

DEATH AT BATOCHE - Alexander Walker Kippen

BLOODY SUNDAY - Donegan & Manion at Paardeberg Drift

SOLDIER & ANGLICAN PRIEST - Reverend Michael Harris

PUBLISHER, WARRIOR, MERCHANT, POLITICIAN - Thomas Scott

NO ONE KNEW WHERE HE HAD GONE - Sailor-Settler Robert Pottie

SCHOOL TEACHER IN THE CAUSE OF EMPIRE - Sarah E. Drysdale

 ESCAPE FROM LIMBURG


Historical Mapping Project

Use the links below to find the names and locations of the earliest military personnel and settlers:

Perth Military Settlement Map - zoom in and place your cursor on any Lot to view the data.

Searchable Database: use the magnifying glass icon and enter family or transport ship names. Use the map icon for a map view.


Perth, the Capital of the District of Dalhousie; from the N-East bank of the River Tay - painting by Thomas Burrowes, 1828, Archives of Ontario, I0002141

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