John Almas served in the 5th Regiment of Lincoln Militia, Canada in the War of 1812 Service started: Unit(s): Service ended:
John was born about 1796. He was the son of Christian Almas. On April 6, 1824, he married Jane Campbell. He passed away about 1860.
During the War of 1812, John Almas/Almost served as a private in the 5th Lincoln and 2nd York Militias. He served from October 17 to November 24, 1812 in Capt. Daniel Young’s Company of the 5th Lincoln. 
He deserted from November 25 to December 16, 1812 from the same company. 
He served from April 25 to June 24, 1813 in Capt. Charles Depew’s Company of the 5th Lincoln. 
He served from August 30 to September 2, 1813 under the command of Lieut. Michael Shower’s of the 5th Lincoln Militia. 
He was stationed at Burlington Heights from September 17 to October 12, 1813 with Capt. Charles Depew’s Company. 
He served from October 25 to November 6 and November 9 to 14, 1813 in the same company. 
John Almost served from December 16 to 22, 1813 under the command of Ensign Henry Beasley of the 2nd York. 
He served from June 20 to July 24, 1814 under Lieut. Col. Andrew Bradt of the 5th Lincoln. 
He served from September 5 to 12, 1814 under Lieut. Ephraim Land of the 5th Lincoln. 
He served from October 13 to 30, 1814 in Capt. Daniel Young’s Company.