"Alfred" - Queenston, Ontario
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mTn_biKer65
N 43° 09.742 W 079° 03.263
17T E 658168 N 4780682
Quick Description: Memorial to General Brock's horse Alfred located in a park between Clarence Street and Queenston Street in Queenston, Ontario
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 7/10/2013 12:12:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMHH0W
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 9

Long Description:
The plaque reads: "Early on the morning of October 13th 1812, after galloping seven miles from Fort George, General Brock tethered his grey horse Alfred here in the village of Queenston in order to lead a charge on foot to repel the invading enemy, Brock was killed leading the attack.

Colonel Macdonell then took command until General Sheaffe could arrive from Fort George with reinforcements. Macdonell was mortally wounded and Alfred was killed, part of the price of having saved Canada on that fateful day."
Type of Memorial: statue

Type of Animal: service, work animal

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