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Alexander Thom
41st Regiment of Foot

Biography for Alexander Thom
Staff Surgeon
41st regiment of Foot (1775-1845)

Alexander Thom, born in Aberdeen, Scotland, on October 26, 1775, served in the War of 1812 with the 41st Regiment of Foot, of the British regular army.  Following the war, he remained in Upper Canada, in the newly-created Perth Military Settlement, to which he made a substantial contribution.  To quote one biographer:

“Alexander Thom was a force in assuring the survival and growth of the town (of Perth).”

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41st Regiment of Foot