Re: [WarOf1812] e-bay auction item- Richard Bullock of 41st
- Richard Bullock stayed in Canada after the War of 1812, and was
Adjutant General of Militia in 1837 when the "Rebellion" occurred. The
"WR" was appropriate to this time when William IV was at the end of his
reign. He reigned from 1830 until 1837. The suggestion that the Crown
with "WR" equals "Welsh Regiment" is rubbish.
The seller is correct; he does not know too much about military
It was in the 1830s that Bullock held the rank of Colonel in the
This is definitely not an 1812 artifact - historically important,
On Wednesday, January 25, 2006, at 01:27 PM, glenn stott wrote:
> Dear List and especially members of the 41st.
> On e-bay, militaria, 1764-1860, there is listed a portable desk
> supposedly to Capt Richard Bullock of the 41st. It is being offered
> by a
> person from Hamilton who bought it from a collector from St.
> Catherines who
> supposedly purchased it 50 yrs. ago. Upon examining the photos,
> one sees that the name engraved is Colonel Richard Bullock and the
> cipher has a crown with WR . Therefore I assume that it definately
> not an
> 1812 artifact. Check it out for yourself.
> Glenn Stott, Royals, Lights
> ----- Original Message -----
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> of square miles: in North America, hundreds determined the fate of
> THOUSANDS of square miles...
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