Monday, 30 September 2013

Isaac Brock

Isaac Brock portrait 1, from The Story of Isaac Brock (1908)-2.png
  • Born on October 6, 1769 in Saint Peter Port, Guernsey to John and Elizabeth Brock
  • He never got married
  • He served in the British Army from 1785-1812
  • His rank in the army was a major-general
  • He fought in the French Revolutionary War and the War of 1812
  • He was also a Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada (Ontario) from 1811-1812
  • He died on  October 13, 1812 in Queenston, Upper Canada
  • He was voted #28 on the television show The Greatest Canadian
  • Brockville and Brock in Ontario, Brock in Saskatchewan, General Isaac Brock Parkway on Highway 405 and Brock University in St. Catharines in Ontario are named after him. Schools named after him are in Winnipeg (Manitoba), Toronto, London, Windsor, Hamilton, and Guelph Ontario.

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