Captain Sir William Mulcaster, Royal Navy
Captain Sir William Mulcaster served as second in command of the Royal Navy squadron on Lake Ontario. He distinguished himself at the battle of Crysler’s Farm in 1813 and the storming of Fort Oswego in 1814, where he lost a leg. Mulcaster was knighted for his services after the War of 1812.
Painted by Jean-Louis Canon in 1830 Beaverbrook Collection of War Art CWM 19840133-006