Guy Carelton (1724 - 1808):
Guy Carleton was born in Strabane, County Tyrone, and entered the Guards where he became lieutenant-colonel of the 72nd Foot. He served in the German campaign, at the siege of Louisburg and became Quartermaster-General under Wolfe at Quebec in 1759. Having fought in many campaigns, he became a colonel in 1762 and later Lieutenant-Governor and then Governor of Quebec. He drove the Americans from Quebec and consolidated the victory in a naval battle on Lake Champlain. In 1778 he became lieutenant-general and subsequently was promoted to the post of commander-in-chief in America. On his return to Great Britain he was created Baron Dorchester and for ten years he was Governor of British North America. He died in England.