The Queen's Rangers were disbanded at war's end; Simcoe returned to England and Shaw migrated to New Brunswick where he and his family progressed fairly well.
What does QR stand for?
QR stands for Queen's Rangers (1st American Regiment)
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First he served as an ensign in the Queen's Rangers, a colonial unit made up of mostly Loyalists.
Certainly the two referred to most frequently are the British Legion and the Queen's Rangers, both among the more effective and distinguished Corps.
Some were with the Queen's Rangers and one, Steven Fowler in Delancey's Brigade, was from Saint John, NB.
There does not seem to have been a strong Loyalist presence at Brandywine, with the exception of the Queen's Rangers who distinguished themselves.
Robert Rogers recruited The Queen's Rangers in 1776 mainly in New York and Connecticut.
The two units were: --Captain Evan Thomas Bucks County Volunteers attached to the Queen's Rangers and --Captain William Luces Armed Boat Company probably attached to the Queen's Rangers and whose warrant was issued by Clinton.
The Royal Yorkers were supported on parade by other member units of the "Northern Brigade": the Company of Select Marksmen; the Queen's Rangers, 1st Americans; McDonell's & Ten Broeck's Companies of Butler's Rangers; Monin's Company of Quebec Militia and Westbrook's Party of Brant's Volunteers and the brigade's Loyal Refugees and Followers.