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Stories of Canadians
 in the War of 1812

Daniel Claus.  Born in Quebec in 1793, Daniel
was the son of an Loyalist officer -UEL.  He joined
Isaac Brock's Regiment on the General's
recommendation. He was killed at Crysler's
Farm at the age of 20. (LAC)

Many Canadians fought for their nation during the War of 1812.  After the war, these veterans went on to build Canada into the great country that it is today.   Indeed many of these same soldiers also became leaders in military units that evolved into the modern Canadian Forces.  Here are some of their stories:

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