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Brock, Isaac, Sir

Born: 1769 AD
Died: 1812 AD
Nationality: British
Categories: Soldier

1769 – Brock was born in Saint Peter Port on the Channel Island of Guernsey on the 6th of October.

1785 – Brock joined the 8th (King’s) Regiment of Foot with the rank of ensign, whereof he was likely given responsibility for the regimental colours.

1797 – Brock purchased the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, and became commander of the regiment.

1799 – The 49th, he was assigned to an expedition against the Batavian Republic (now known as the Netherlands), to be led by Sir Ralph Abercromby.

1807 – Brock was made a brigadier-general by Governor General Sir James Henry Craig.

1802 – Brock was assigned to Canada.

1812 – He died on the 13th of October.

         – He became responsible for defending the Canadian borders from the United States during the War.

1813 – Harrison set out to retake Detroit, but a detachment of his army was defeated at Frenchtown on the 22nd of January.