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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)
by Ron W Shaw
excel file Perth Military Settlers - War Of 1812 Veterans (0.2 Mb XLS)
by Ron W Shaw

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

Key Dates in the Founding of the Perth Military Settlement (0.75 Mb PDF) by Ron W. Shaw

DEATH AT BATOCHE - Alexander Walker Kippen by Ron W. Shaw

BLOODY SUNDAY - Donegan & Manion at Paardeberg Drift by Ron W. Shaw

SOLDIER & ANGLICAN PRIEST - Reverend Michael Harris by Ron W. Shaw

PUBLISHER, WARRIOR, MERCHANT, POLITICIAN - Thomas Scott by Ron W. Shaw

NO ONE KNEW WHERE HE HAD GONE - Sailor-Settler Robert Pottie by Ron W. Shaw

SCHOOL TEACHER IN THE CAUSE OF EMPIRE - Sarah E. Drysdale by Ron W. Shaw

 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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