Friday, 3 November 2017

Military Challenge - John Seale Jr

I have taken up Patricia Greber's 11-day challenge of posting about one of my military ancestors every day until November 11th. 

Day 3 of the 11-day Military Challenge


14th Prince of Wales Own Rifles
Barriefield, Pittsburgh, Ontario

Fenian Raids 1866 and 1870

Private John Seale
June 2nd to 22nd 1866 at Kingston & Cornwall, attack expected
Private 47th Battalion
May 25th to 28th 1870 at Kingston, attack expected

James Hamilton is his neighbour and future brother-in-law. 

1886 Annual Drills of Active Militia, Kingston, 14th Prince of Wales Own Rifles

Sergeant John Seale, 13 April to 9 July, 12 days @ 75¢/day, $9.00

John was a carpenter by trade.  He is my great grandfather.


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