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Peter McIntyre
79th Regiment of Foot

Peter McIntyre was born in Perth, Perthshire Scotland and joined the British Regiment at a very young age.  He first appears in 1806 as a 72nd Regiment of Foot at the age of 15.  He later appears on October 20th 1814 muster list as  a 79th Regiment of Foot.  McIntyre later emigrated to Canada after the war with his family and resided in Oakland Ontario area where he lived out his life as a farmer.  He died on 4 Sept 1866 and is buried in the Oakland Cemetery.