Rank(s): Able Seaman
Dates of Service: 8/9/1813 - 7/16/1815
James Leach’s place and date of birth are not known.
Leach entered USS Constitution on August 9, 1813 at Boston, Massachusetts. His rank was able seaman. He was on the starboard watch, assigned to the forecastle and was responsible for passing shot on the no. 1 gun. Leach was discharged on July 16, 1815 at Boston, Massachusetts. His rank was able seaman.
Battles and Engagements
Leach was on board for the battle with HMS Cyane and HMS Levant, and the capture of HMS Pictou.
Leach’s date and place of death are unknown.