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48th Regiment of Foot, 1763 Contributor Murray McCombs Source: British Officer's Handbook, 1763 p. 102

The following British Regiments served in North America during the French and Indian Wars. Many soldiers were granted land at the end of the conflict. This may prove relevant to Loyalist Family research.

These are the following Identified:


  • Colonel / Daniel Webb / 11 Nov, 1755
  • Lieut. /Colonel Chirsotpher Teesdale /25 Mar, 1762
  • Major / Robert Ross / 20 Mar, 1758
  • Gabriel Christie/13 Nov, 1754
  • John French / 11 Feb, 1756
  • Sir Ja. Cockburn, Bt,/ 22 Mar, 1758
  • William Edmeslone (?)/ 23 Mar, 1758
  • Barry St. Leger / 24 Mar, 1758
  • Mathew Leslie / 29 Sept, 1760

  • Captian Lieut. /Phillips Newton / 8 Apr., 1762

  • John Dunbar / 3 July 1755
  • John Montresor/ 4 Jusly, 1755
  • James Cowart / 6 Nov. 1755
  • Thomas Webb / 9 Nov, 1755
  • Richard Crow / 10 Nov, 1755
  • Henry Moore / 11 Feb, 1756
  • John Lee / 6 June, 1757
  • John Hedges / 29 Mar, 1758
  • John Clarke / 8 Mar, 1759
  • Charles Humble / 18 Aug, 1759
  • Henry Cros(f)ton /19 Aug, 1759
  • James Campbell/ 15 June 1760
  • William Johstone /15 June, 1760
  • Samuel M'Connell/ 29 Sept. 1760
  • Anthony Burnsides/ 6 May, 1761
  • Pooley Shuldham / 24 Apr. 1762
  • John Patten 20 Apr, 1762
  • John Burchall / 20 May 1762
  • John Makilwain / 18 Aug, 1759
  • Henry Roe / 19 Aug, 1759
  • David Wilson / 15 June 1760
  • Philip Pittman / 13 July, 1760
  • Malby Crofton / 6 May, 1761
  • William Scott/ 28 Aug, 1761

  • Chaplain/ Richard Griffiths /13 Oct, 1761
  • Adjutant/ William Scott / 15 June, 1760
  • Quarter-Master /Thomas Webb / 29 Oct, 1754
  • Surgeon / George Young / 16 Apr, 1762

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