Weir, Lieutenant George


Weir, Lieutenant George
   Came to Canada with the 32nd Regiment; served in the Rebellion of 1837 in Lower Canada; sent with despatches to the officer in command at Sorel; captured by Wolfred Nelson and sent prisoner to St. Charles; attempted to escape at St. Denis, and was killed by his rebel guards.
   Bib.: Kingsford, History of Canada; Christie, History of Lower Canada.

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