Thursday, 12 April 2012
Kingston - Pro Patria
Location: N 44° 14.162 W 076° 27.867 Located beside the info booth, at the entrance to Fort Henry, near the turnaround area just off Highway 2, on Fort Henry Drive.
This memorial was erected by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, in memory of the sailors who defended Lake Ontario during the War of 1812. The date at the bottom of the plaque is 1937, indicating when this memorial was placed.
PRO PATRIA 1812-1814
In memory of the officers and seamen of the Royal Navy
and Provincial Marine, and the officers and soldiers of the
Royal Marines, Royal Newfoundland, King's (8th) and 100th
Regiments, who served on Lake Ontario in defence of Canada
(repeated in French)