Royal Marines Button- 1814
Description
Sponsors
1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
Media Type
Object
Description
This is the uniform button of the Royal Marines. There is a raised anchor in the centre with a laurel wreath around the bottom half and the name of the regiment across the top. The metal button is 2cm in diameter and was possibly gilded.

The first and second battalion had been employed in the Chesapeake, US along with the Marine Artillery, but arrived in Halifax on September 13, 1813. From there, the second battalion, under Lt.-Colonel Malcolm was sent to Quebec. The first battalion participated in the battles at Chrysler’s Farm and LaColle Mills and the second battalion was in Oswego.
Date of Original
1814
Subject(s)
Local identifier
986.D.98.75
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.00012 Longitude: -79.24958
Recommended Citation
Image courtesy of the Niagara Falls History Museum
Terms of Use
Please contact the Niagara Falls History Museum for any reproductions of this image.
Contact
Niagara Falls History Museum
Email
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

thumbnail








Royal Marines Button- 1814


This is the uniform button of the Royal Marines. There is a raised anchor in the centre with a laurel wreath around the bottom half and the name of the regiment across the top. The metal button is 2cm in diameter and was possibly gilded.

The first and second battalion had been employed in the Chesapeake, US along with the Marine Artillery, but arrived in Halifax on September 13, 1813. From there, the second battalion, under Lt.-Colonel Malcolm was sent to Quebec. The first battalion participated in the battles at Chrysler’s Farm and LaColle Mills and the second battalion was in Oswego.