Bonnycastle, Sir Richard Henry


Bonnycastle, Sir Richard Henry
(1791-1848)
   Born in England. Served in Canada in 1812, and engaged in the capture of Fort Castine. During the Rebellion of 1837-1838 commanded the engineers in Canada West, and defended Kingston in 1838; knighted for distinguished service, 1837. Afterwards commander of engineers in Newfoundland.
   Bib.: The Canadas in 1841. For biog., see Dict. Nat. Biog

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